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Indian teen girls gang-rape: families allege police shielding attackers

Indian teen girls gang-rape: families allege police shielding attackers

May 31, – The rape and murder of two teenage girls in an Indian village threatened to touch off wider strife on Thursday, when the father of one of the girls said the crime was the product of a conspiracy among Yadavs, members of the dominant caste in the area. The two girls, cousins who […]

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Fighting rages in Ukraine eastern town, at least 40 rebels killed

Fighting rages in Ukraine eastern town, at least 40 rebels killed

May 27, – Ukrainian forces fought with separatists in the city of Donetsk for a second day on Tuesday after inflicting heavy losses on the rebels while the government vowed to press on with a military offensive “until not a single terrorist” was left. A representative for the pro-Russian militants conceded that about 30 rebels […]

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Turkey: Fire delays rescue work as death toll in mine disaster hits 299

Turkey: Fire delays rescue work as death toll in mine disaster hits 299

May 17, – The death toll in the Turkish mine explosion rose to 299, with three more workers still believed trapped in the depths of the Soma mine, Turkey’s energy minister said Saturday in a televised statement. Further complicating the efforts to find the workers, a new fire broke out in a separate part of […]

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Syria: ‘Strong Evidence’ Assad troops used chemical weapons in April, says rights group

Syria: ‘Strong Evidence’ Assad troops used chemical weapons in April, says rights group

May 13, – Claim adds to growing concerns that Assad’s government is still using chemical weapons after hundreds killed in attack last year. A leading international human rights group said on Tuesday it has strong evidence that Syria’s army used chlorine gas on rebel-held neighbourhoods last month, dropping the canisters in crude bombs on residential […]

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