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Egypt’s pink taxis seek to put brakes on harassment of women

Egypt’s pink taxis seek to put brakes on harassment of women

Aug 25, – For years, Egypt has been grappling with the growing phenomenon of sexual harassment. Rights organizations have launched a wide range of initiatives mainly aimed at encouraging women to report verbal and physical harassment. While recent jail sentences against men proven guilty of sexual harassment have been greeted with relative optimism, preventive measures […]

August 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
ISIS jihadis force young BOY to carry out beheading for ‘first time’

ISIS jihadis force young BOY to carry out beheading for ‘first time’

Jul 19, – The evil murder took place in Syria after the army officer was captured by ISIS jihadis at a checkpoint. Footage shows the child of around eight years old stare blankly at the camera while clutching a dagger. He then slices the throat of the defenceless man, who has his hands tied behind […]

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UN says deadline to curb Ebola will not be met

UN says deadline to curb Ebola will not be met

Nov 25, – A deadline of December 1 to contain the Ebola virus will not be fully met due to escalating numbers of cases in Sierra Leone and elsewhere, the UN Ebola Emergency Response Mission which had set the target, said. The mission set the goal in September, seeking to have 70 percent of Ebola patients under […]

November 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Desperate Syrian refugees see future in continental Europe

Desperate Syrian refugees see future in continental Europe

Sep 27, – Surrounded by compatriots among a row of white canvas tents and prefabricated homes, Bahjat Molla sings mournfully of missing his Latakia home, of the aroma of freshly brewed coffee, of sitting with his mother. It’s an impromptu performance for the 22-year old in front of some of the 345 Syrian refugees who […]

September 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Madrid explodes in color during Holi festival

Madrid explodes in color during Holi festival

Aug 11, – A Madrid city square exploded in a color kaleidoscope when hundreds of Spaniards and tourists celebrated their version of a traditional Hindu religious festival. Around 300 revelers packed the Plaza de Agustin de Lara on Saturday, where they tossed handfuls of colored powder at one another and danced to the rhythms made […]

August 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
Nigella Lawson’s ex assistants acquitted of fraud

Nigella Lawson’s ex assistants acquitted of fraud

Dec 21, London – Two former assistants to Nigella Lawson and her ex-husband were acquitted of fraud Friday, ending a trial in which allegations of unauthorized employee spending on luxury goods were overshadowed by titillating glimpses into the celebrity cook’s tumultuous home life. The jury at London’s Isleworth Crown Court rejected prosecution claims that sisters […]

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