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Father arrested for ‘torturing’ teen daughters

Father arrested for ‘torturing’ teen daughters

July 16, Ajman – Police told HRO media that the 35-year-old Jordanian father and other members of his family, including his two sisters, were arrested on orders from the Ajman public prosecutor in connection with the torture of his five daughters. Five girls aged 10 to 16 had their bodies burnt with cigarette butts, noses […]

July 15, 2013 | By More
Zimmerman acquittal leads to protests across US cities

Zimmerman acquittal leads to protests across US cities

July 15, – Most demonstrations were peaceful, demanding justice for the family of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and questioning the fairness of the justice system. Protests have taken place across the US after neighbourhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman, was cleared of murdering an unarmed black teenager. The biggest protest was in New York, where a small […]

July 15, 2013 | By More
First Pakistani women paratroopers make history

First Pakistani women paratroopers make history

July 14, – First group of female paratroopers completed their training on Sunday, the military announced, hailing it as a “landmark achievement” for Pakistan Captain Kiran Ashraf was declared the best paratrooper of the batch of 24, the military said in a statement, while Captain Sadia, referred to by one name, became the first woman […]

July 14, 2013 | By More
Obama calls Saudi King Abdulla discuss conflicts in Syria, Egypt

Obama calls Saudi King Abdulla discuss conflicts in Syria, Egypt

July 14, – US President Barack Obama on Friday spoke by phone with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, to discuss aid to Syrian opposition forces and to discuss the coup in Egypt, the White House said. “The President and the King shared their perspectives on the […]

July 13, 2013 | By More
Human Rights news – Three Pakistani women allegedly paraded naked in Lahore

Human Rights news – Three Pakistani women allegedly paraded naked in Lahore

July 14, Lahore – The Lahore High Court yesterday ordered the district and sessions judge, Kasur, to probe the matter and submit a report within two weeks. Over a month after a Muslim landlord allegedly paraded three Christian women naked in Pakistan’s Punjab province, a court in Lahore has finally taken notice of the matter and […]

July 13, 2013 | By More
Veteran Bollywood villain Pran dies

Veteran Bollywood villain Pran dies

July 13, Mumbai – Veteran Indian film actor Pran Krishan Sikand, popularly known as Pran, has died in Mumbai at the age of 93. Pran was famous for playing the part of the villain in Hindi films, in a career that stretched more than six decades. Between the 1960s and 1980s, he appeared in nearly […]

July 13, 2013 | By More
Observers news – 18 dead, 25 injured in Moscow truck-bus crash

Observers news – 18 dead, 25 injured in Moscow truck-bus crash

July 13, MOSCOW  — Eighteen people are dead after a truck carrying stones used for pavement ran into a passenger bus in an outlying area of Moscow. The Emergency Services Ministry says in a statement that 25 other people were injured in the Saturday crash. The severity of the injuries wasn’t stated. The accident occurred […]

July 13, 2013 | By More
San Fermin festival 23 injured during stampede at Spanish bull run

San Fermin festival 23 injured during stampede at Spanish bull run

July 13 PAMPLONA, Spain  — The penultimate bull run of Spain’s San Fermin festival left at least 23 people injured Saturday, when thrill-seekers fleeing the beasts were crushed at the narrow entrance to the bullring, officials said. Two of the injuries were gorings. As the huge animals thundered into the entrance of the tunnel, they […]

July 13, 2013 | By More
Human Rights – Girl gang-raped, set ablaze in India

Human Rights – Girl gang-raped, set ablaze in India

July 12, – A young girl was set ablaze after she was allegedly gang-raped by six men in Etawah, the home town of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, police said on Friday. The incident occurred Thursday. The girl, a resident of Jesarmau village in Etawah district, is battling for life at a hospital at […]

July 12, 2013 | By More
Saudi princess, Meshael Alayban, held in California on human trafficking charges

Saudi princess, Meshael Alayban, held in California on human trafficking charges

July 12, – Meshael Alayban, 42, is accused of forcing a Kenyan woman to work 16 hours a day while paying her far less than what she was originally promised. A woman described as a Saudi princess has been arrested in California and accused of human trafficking. Authorities say Ms Alayban took the woman’s passport, […]

July 12, 2013 | By More