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  1. News - Asia

    Hanged girls 'not raped or murdered', Indian investigators claim

    Posted Nov 28th 2014, 04:37am by Reuters

    ... in India over a spate of rapes that has made violence against women front-page news, particularly since authorities seemed slow to react after the fatal gang-rape of a 23-year-old student ...

  2. News - World

    Protests over shooting of Michael Brown settle in Ferguson, but heat up in California

    Posted Nov 28th 2014, 04:21am by AP

    ... a "pro-community" car cruise. Organiser Paul Byrd said the cruise, which consisted of a few vehicles, was meant to be peaceful and to counteract the violence this week after Officer Darren Wilson ...

  3. News - World - UKRAINE

    Five more Ukrainian soldiers killed as German foreign minister visits Kiev

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 05:07pm by Reuters

    ... earlier this year, provoking a deep rift between Russia and the West. Steinmeier’s visit comes amid rising violence in eastern Ukraine and accusations by Kiev and the West that Russia is sending ... on Monday about the upsurge in violence in Ukraine and called for all parties to respect the terms of the ceasefire and for the withdrawal of “illegal and foreign forces, mercenaries and military ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Infamous London gangster ‘Mad’ Frankie Fraser dead at 90

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Infamous London gangster dead at 90 An infamous London gangster known as "Mad" Frankie Fraser has died in hospital aged 90, a former associate said. In his 1960s heyday, Fraser was known as an enforcer who inflicted bloody violence on behalf of the two gangs that dominated London, the Kray twins and the Richardson brothers. Eddie ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai government pledges peace within a year in restive south

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 09:51pm by Reuters

    ... stalled peace talks aimed at ending an insurgency that has cost thousands of lives in the past decade. Sporadic violence has killed more than 5,700 people in Thailand's Muslim-majority provinces bordering Malaysia, where resistance to Buddhist rule has existed for decades and resurfaced violently in January 2004. In the latest violence last Friday, one woman was killed ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    Death sentence overturned in 'landmark' Chinese domestic violence case

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 11:01am by Patrick Boehler

    ... with far-reaching implications for survivors of domestic violence". The Supreme People's Court reversed its approval of the death sentence given to 43-year-old Li Yan from Sichuan, her brother Li ... campaign for comprehensive legislation on domestic violence. Her husband, Tan Yong, had beaten Li, extinguished cigarettes on her face and locked her out on their balcony in winter, according ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    RainLily rape crisis centre offers victims safety, support

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 04:22am by SARAH KARACS

    ... Sarah Karacs RainLily is the only organisation in town to offer crucial support services to sexual violence victims, who often have nowhere else to turn Rape crisis centre a safe place ... telling a room full of strangers what happened," Chong said. One in seven Hong Kong women experience sexual violence in their lifetime, and the resources to help them deal with the aftermath ...

  8. News - World - LIBYA

    Libyan election, seen as step to stability, marred by violence and low turnout

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tripoli Libyan election marred by violence The count was under way yesterday day in a Libyan general election overshadowed by deadly violence in second city ... of Islamists, which has drawn many regular army units to his side. There was also polling day violence in western Libya, with gunmen seizing ballot boxes from polling stations in al-Jemil, forcing ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protesters who resort to violence betray the freedoms we hold dear

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:00am by Alice Wu

    ... for the violence, or the "war" two lawmakers have declared on new town development. Do these two legislators really know what actual war entails? Loss of life and carnage. Most of us would ... it what it is, violence- to "escalate". Passion is one thing; diminishing self-control in the "heat of the moment" is another; but to wish for the violent protests ...

  10. News - World - IRAQ

    Violence in Iraq threatens crucial oil reserves, may lead to price hike

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:29am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Violence threatens crucial Iraqi oil reserves Escalating violence in Iraq is threatening the development of some of the world's largest oil reserves at a time when Opec's No 2 producer was expected to be a key future supplier. Western companies including BP, ExxonMobil and Shell, along with state-backed Chinese giants CNOOC and CNPC, have ...




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