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April 18, 2018 11:15 PM India’s Modi: Rape is a matter of shame for the country

People participate in a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, and a teenager in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh state, in Kolkata, India, April 17, 2018. — Reuters pic LONDON, April 19 — Rape is rape and should not be politicised, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said yesterday, adding that recent sexual assaults were a matter 7

April 5, 2018 8:48 AM Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan 'paid woman for silence'

BRUSSELS: The prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, detained in France over rape allegations, paid a woman to stay silent about their relationship in 2015, the Belgian judiciary said. Ramadan, 55, paid the Belgian-Moroccan woman 27,000 euros (RM128,019) to stop posting details about their affair online, Luc Hennart, president of the Court of First 10

April 1, 2018 9:18 AM Indian mob kills man accused of raping young girl

NEW DELHI: Two people were arrested after an angry mob beat to death a man accused of raping an eight-year-old girl on the rural outskirts of New Delhi, police said Sunday. The man identified as Jitendra was set upon by a crowd after being accused of assaulting the girl in Ghaziabad district, just 20 km from India's capital. "He was dragged out from his house 10

March 22, 2018 10:53 AM Zimbabwe pardons 3,000 prisoners to clear packed jails

HARARE: Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who succeeded ousted Robert Mugabe in November, has pardoned at least 3,000 prisoners to clear out overpopulated jails, officials said Thursday. The pardon will see the release of all female prisoners except those serving life terms, as well as all disabled and juvenile prisoners. Terminally-ill prisoners 9

March 11, 2018 9:05 AM Women’s Day march organisers didn’t get approval, police source says

A woman holds up a poster on women's rights as she takes part in a march to commemorate International Women’s Day 2018 in Kuala Lumpur March 10, 2018. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — Police did not approve the International Women’s Day parade yesterday as the event organisers failed to get approval from the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) 10

March 4, 2018 5:47 AM Fun facts about this year’s Oscar nominees

Meryl Streep has increased her lead as the most nominated performer in history with her 21st nod for Steven Spielberg's 'The Post'. — Reuters picHOLLYWOOD, March 4 — The 90th Oscars take place today, with The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri expected to do battle for the main prizes. But the statistical quirks that the annual 23

February 26, 2018 2:51 PM Philippines’ Duterte defends ‘sarcastic’ remark on shooting women in genitals

Duterte is known for his often profane or obscene language. — Reuters picMANILA, Feb 26 — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte today defended what he called sarcastic remarks about shooting female fighters in the genitals, saying he would make them again. Duterte, known for his often profane or obscene language, expressed anger toward what he called 11

February 24, 2018 12:59 AM Cops remand nine military personnel over alleged gang rape

JOHOR BARU, Feb 24 ― Nine military personnel have been remanded for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl in Kluang last December. Johor police chief Datuk Mohd Khalil Kader Mohd said the suspects, in their 20s, were picked up on Thursday before being remanded beginning yesterday. “I confirm the report (lodged by the victim)… The nine (suspects) are being 10

February 17, 2018 11:48 AM Call for justice as Filipina's body returns home from Kuwait

ILOILO, Philippines: More than a hundred relatives and supporters of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait brandished banners demanding justice as her coffin was returned home on Saturday. The family of Joanna Demafelis openly wept as the white casket was unloaded at an airport cargo terminal in the central city of Iloilo 22

February 9, 2018 4:40 AM Actor Norman Hakim ‘shocked’ by marriage proposals for his 12-year-old daughter

Norman addresses internet users who are eager to marry his 12-year-old daughter on Instagram. – Picture via Instagram/normanhakim_786KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 9— When actor Norman Hakim shared a photograph of his 12-year-old daughter Marissa Dania on social media, the last thing he expected was an inbox full of marriage proposals. Astonished, the Gerak Khas and Dia Bidadariku 13