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Two men get death penalty in Mandsaur gang-rape case

Two men get death penalty in Mandsaur gang-rape case

An 8-year-old girl was raped in Madsaur, a special court awarded death penalty to two men for the crime today, saying they deserved no leniency. The girl was abducted and later gang-raped on June 26, an incident which had triggered widespread outrage and led to protests for several days with demands for capital punishment for […]

August 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General, dies at 80

Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General, dies at 80

Former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation said. Annan, a Ghanaian national, died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland, in the early hours, his close associates said. In Geneva, the Kofi Annan Foundation announced his peaceful death with “immense sadness” after a […]

August 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

A suicide bomber struck a private education center in a Shiite neighborhood of Kabul on Wednesday where high school graduates were preparing for university entrance exams, killing 48 young men and women and leaving behind a scene of devastation and tragedy. The bombing, blamed on the Islamic State group, was the latest assault on Afghanistan’s […]

August 16, 2018 | By | Reply More

European Crises

Erdogan hints Turkey may ban some Israeli goods because of Gaza violence

Erdogan hints Turkey may ban some Israeli goods because of Gaza violence

President Tayyip Erdogan has hinted that Turkey might consider imposing a ban on imports of some Israeli goods over the killing of Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces on the Gaza border, media reported on Tuesday. Erdogan, who is campaigning for re-election in June, last week hosted Muslim leaders who condemned the events in Gaza and […]

May 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Turkey jails man for life for Syrian mother, daughter murders

Turkey jails man for life for Syrian mother, daughter murders

A Turkish court has sentenced a man to life in prison for murdering a Syrian opposition activist and her journalist daughter in a crime that shocked the exile community, state media said Wednesday. Aroubeh Barakat and her 22-year-old daughter Halla Barakat were found dead in their Istanbul apartment in September last year. Syrian national Ahmet […]

March 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
Russian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6

Russian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6

Russian officials say a teenager armed with an ax has attacked fellow students at a school in southern Siberia, wounding five children and a teacher. Russia’s Investigative Committee said the ninth-grader entered a class during a lesson Friday and attacked seventh-graders and their teacher. He ignited a firebomb in the class and tried to kill […]

January 19, 2018 | By | Reply More

Arab Uprising

At least 69 killed as explosion destroys two five-storey buildings in Sarmada, Syria

At least 69 killed as explosion destroys two five-storey buildings in Sarmada, Syria

An explosion in northern Syria has killed at least 69 people and wounded many others, but the cause of the blast is not immediately known, opposition activists say. The White Helmets, first responder rescue workers also known as Syria Civil Defence, said the blast occurred in the village of Sarmada near the Turkish border on […]

August 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Israeli forces raid al-Aqsa mosque after clashes- two dead in Gaza

Israeli forces raid al-Aqsa mosque after clashes- two dead in Gaza

Israeli troopers entered Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, the third-holiest shrine in Islam, and carried out arrests on Friday in what police described as a pursuit of youths who had lobbed rocks and fireworks during clashes with its forces outside. The rare raid, on a site that is an emblem of Palestinians’ statehood hopes and a frequent […]

July 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Nearly 250 dead in Islamic State attacks on south Syria- new toll

Nearly 250 dead in Islamic State attacks on south Syria- new toll

The death toll in coordinated Islamic State group suicide bombings and shootings in southern Syria rose to nearly 250 overnight, more than half of them civilians, a monitor said Thursday. Wednesday’s attacks hit Sweida, a Druze-majority province mostly held by the government which had remained relatively insulated from the country’s seven-year civil war. The death […]

July 26, 2018 | By | Reply More

Environment

Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers an organization in special status with UN ECOSOC has organized conference on Women’s rights and Environmental awareness Speaking on the occasion prominent senior advocate smt. Venkateshwari, stated that Violence against women and girls, a gross human rights violation, devastates lives, causes untold pain, suffering and illness. She has given various examples of […]

December 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
43 Dead across 7 US states after week of devastating tornadoes, flooding and storms

43 Dead across 7 US states after week of devastating tornadoes, flooding and storms

At least 42 people were killed across seven states since Wednesday following days of severe weather, including flash floods in Illinois and tornadoes in Texas. The Marion County, Illinois, Sheriff’s Office said five people were killed Saturday as a major storm system brought flash flooding and blizzard conditions to parts of the United States. In […]

December 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
US storms, 14 People Killed, At Least 40 Injured In trail of destruction

US storms, 14 People Killed, At Least 40 Injured In trail of destruction

Dec 25, – Recovery crews and utility workers began cleaning up widespread damage on Thursday left by severe storms that spawned tornadoes across six states in the U.S. South and Midwest, killing at least 14 people and destroying scores of homes. Emergency declarations were issued in Mississippi and Tennessee, the two states hardest hit by […]

December 25, 2015 | By | Reply More

Health & Fitness

Women binge drinking before pregnancy can have life-long effects on children

Women binge drinking before pregnancy can have life-long effects on children

Binge drinking women before they become pregnant risk of harming their babies, a study suggests. Women taking excessive alcohol even before pregnancy are more likely to have children with high blood sugar, increasing their chances of developing diabetes as adults. For women, binge drinking is defined as having the equivalent of four or more drinks […]

April 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dutch kill 190,000 ducks to contain bird flu outbreak

Dutch kill 190,000 ducks to contain bird flu outbreak

Dutch officials have culled 190,000 ducks on a central Netherlands farm where inspectors have confirmed the presence of a highly infectuous strain of bird flu, officials and local media said Sunday. The outbreak was detected at a farm in Biddinghuizen, about 70 kilometres (43 miles) west of Amsterdam, where about 180,000 ducks were put down […]

November 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Zika illnesses are mild at worst in US teens, young children

Zika illnesses are mild at worst in US teens, young children

Oct 02, – Zika infection during pregnancy can cause severe brain-related birth defects. But the report seems to confirm health officials’ belief that infections after birth in children are similar to infections in adults— most people don’t feel sick, and some develop only mild symptoms like fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes. A first […]

October 2, 2016 | By | Reply More

Women Rights

Husband ties up sleeping wife and cuts her EARS off in brutal attack

Husband ties up sleeping wife and cuts her EARS off in brutal attack

Afghan woman Zarina, 23, said the man, who married her when she was just 13, assaulted her while she was asleep. She has revealed how her husband tied her up and cut off her ears in an horrific domestic violence attack in Afghanistan. “The woman said I haven’t committed any sin,” she told. “I don’t […]

February 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Mum ‘let her boyfriend rape her 14-year-old daughter so he could have child’

Mum ‘let her boyfriend rape her 14-year-old daughter so he could have child’

Mother who had undergone a hysterectomy allowed her partner to rape her 14-year-old daughter and get her pregnant so he could have a child, a court heard. The woman’s boyfriend reigned in terror over his stepdaughter, sexually abusing her for years in his downstairs “den”, a jury was told. The alleged victim’s mum, who has […]

February 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers an organization in special status with UN ECOSOC has organized conference on Women’s rights and Environmental awareness Speaking on the occasion prominent senior advocate smt. Venkateshwari, stated that Violence against women and girls, a gross human rights violation, devastates lives, causes untold pain, suffering and illness. She has given various examples of […]

December 3, 2016 | By | Reply More

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