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Dutch stage tomato fight on Amsterdam square in ‘protest’ against Russian sanctions

Dutch stage tomato fight on Amsterdam square in ‘protest’ against Russian sanctions

Sep 14, – Hundreds of young Dutch men and women turned Amsterdam’s central Dam square into a blizzard of red goop on Sunday, as they pelted each other mercilessly with overripe tomatoes. In theory, the event was set up as a protest against Russian sanctions blocking imports of European fresh produce. In practice, most participants […]

September 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
30 bodies found on migrant boat near Sicily

30 bodies found on migrant boat near Sicily

June 30, – As many as 30 corpses were found on a boat packed with migrants off the coast of Sicily, Italy’s navy said on Monday after rescuing thousands of people trying to cross from North Africa over the weekend. The dead are thought to have either suffocated on the overcrowded fishing vessel or drowned, […]

June 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
India: Woman gang-raped by 10 men, including husband in Madhya Pradesh

India: Woman gang-raped by 10 men, including husband in Madhya Pradesh

June 14, – A tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped by 10 men, including her husband, in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhilai Borkhedi village. She was also allegedly made to drink urine and paraded semi-naked in the village. The horrific crimes against women just refuse to cease. In a shocking incident 30-year-old married tribal woman also forced to […]

June 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Death toll climbs to 44 in Northern India train accident

Death toll climbs to 44 in Northern India train accident

May 27, – With the recovery of four more bodies, the death toll in the Delhi-Gorakhpur train accident has climbed to 44 today. “Eight more bodies have been recovered by the rescue teams since last night and 160 others have been injured,” District Magistrate Bharat Lal said. Gas cutter are being used to cut bogies […]

May 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Myanmar: Desperate and lonely Rohingya kids flee by boat

Myanmar: Desperate and lonely Rohingya kids flee by boat

Apr 27, – The two children stood on the beach, at the end of the only world they knew, torn between land and sea. In the smoke and chaos, the siblings became separated from their family. Despite pleas from the United Nations, which considers the Rohingya to be among the most persecuted groups on earth, […]

April 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Three women rescued in London ‘after 30 years in slavery’

Three women rescued in London ‘after 30 years in slavery’

Nov 21, – A Malaysian woman, 69, an Irish woman, 57, and a British woman, 30, were rescued from the house. Police arrested a 67-year-old man and woman in Lambeth. Last month officers were contacted by Freedom Charity after it received a call from a woman saying she had been held against her will for […]

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