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June 22, 2018 5:41 AM Five charity workers gang-raped in India

NEW DELHI: Five women working for a charity in remote eastern India were abducted and gang-raped at gunpoint, police said Friday, in the latest horrific sexual assault in the country. The women said in their complaint they were performing a play to raise awareness about human trafficking in the largely tribal Khunti district of Jharkhand state on Tuesday 9

June 22, 2018 2:19 AM Radical Indonesian cleric faces death penalty ruling for 2016 attack

JAKARTA: An Indonesian court is set to decide Friday whether to sentence a radical cleric to death for his role in a 2016 terror attack that was the first claimed by the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia. Aman Abdurrahman is suspected of masterminding the gun and suicide attack in downtown Jakarta which left four attackers and four civilians dead. The assault 8

June 19, 2018 11:23 AM Malaysia's military involvement in Saudi-led war in Yemen must end, says lawyers for liberty

KUALA LUMPUR: Local human rights body, Lawyers for Liberty, says it is concerned with Malaysia's military involvement in the Saudi Arabia-led coalition war against Yemen that started in 2015 and continues to this day. Referring to the recent assault by the Saudi-led coalition on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, the body has called on Defence Minister 4

June 14, 2018 11:56 PM Star trio of Mickelson, McIlroy, Spieth fails to shine

SOUTHAMPTON: Phil Mickelson's hopes of easing his way into the US Open in search of a potentially career-defining win evaporated in the winds whipping across Shinnecock Hills on Thursday. Mickelson, a six-time US Open runner-up who needs only his national title to complete the career Grand Slam, hit 13 of 14 fairways but found only nine greens in regulation 9

June 14, 2018 5:41 AM Pakistan student stabbed 23 times fights to see her attacker jailed

LAHORE: A Pakistani law student has emerged as a women's rights crusader after she was stabbed 23 times in a busy street only to see her alleged attacker walk free, igniting outrage across the deeply patriarchal country. Khadija Siddiqui, 23, survived the frenzied attack in broad daylight outside her sister's school on a busy thoroughfare in the teeming 4

June 13, 2018 4:47 AM Guess co-founder quits after sex assault probe

NEW YORK: Paul Marciano, co-founder of the Guess fashion brand, resigned Tuesday in the wake of an investigation into sexual assault claims. Marciano "exercised poor judgment in his communications with models and photographers and in placing himself in situations in which plausible allegations of improper conduct could, and did, arise," Guess said in a Securities 8

June 5, 2018 4:33 AM Court rejects arrest of Korean Air 'nut rage' matriarch

SEOUL: A Seoul court has turned down a request from prosecutors to arrest the matriarch of the troubled Korean Air dynasty over multiple assault charges, sparking public anger. Lee Myung-hee, the wife of Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho, was released from police custody late Monday after the Seoul Central District Court refused to issue an arrest warrant 12

June 1, 2018 2:09 PM Father convicted of sexually assaulting daughter gets less time in prison following appeal

KUALA LUMPUR: A man, who was convicted for committing 623 sexual crimes on his 15-year-old daughter, was given less time in prison, when he was sentenced to 40 years in jail and given 24 strokes of the cane by the High Court here today on one charge of raping and another charge of sodomy. Judge Datuk Azman Abdullah meted out the punishment to the 37-year-old 3

May 29, 2018 8:31 AM (Video) Diners assault restaurant owner for requesting payment

KLANG: A restaurant owner who told off six customers who were unable to pay for their food was bashed up in his restaurant at Bandar Bukit Tinggi here on Sunday. The 2.50am incident was triggered following a quarrel between the owner and the six customers. South Klang district police chief ACP Shamsul Amar Ramli said upon finishing their meal, one of the customers 22

May 19, 2018 11:57 PM Syria and IS reach truce after south Damascus battles

BEIRUT: Pro-government forces and the Islamic State group observed a brief ceasefire in southern Damascus Saturday, a monitor said, after weeks of deadly fighting in the jihadists' last stronghold in the Syrian capital. The regime of President Bashar al-Assad last month launched a wide-scale offensive against IS in Damascus' Hajar al-Aswad district and the Yarmuk 12