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July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Iran school official jailed over abuse of boys

TEHRAN: A supervisor at a Tehran boys´ high school has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 80 lashes for sexual abuse of minors, Iran´s semi-official ISNA news agency said Sunday. Reports of assaults against several dozen pupils at a private school in the west of the capital sparked outrage in the Iranian press when they emerged in late May. The scandal

July 11, 2018 12:05 PM Bilawal suspends Peshawar jalsa in solidarity with Bilour family

ISLAMABAD: PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has announced that he is suspending his political activities for today and his Thursday jalsa in Peshawar in the wake of yesterday’s terrorist attack on an ANP’s political meeting. At least 20 people, including ANP candidate Haroon Bilour, were martyred in the suicide attack in Peshawar’s Yaqatoot area. “In solidarity 4

July 3, 2018 12:00 AM Philippine mayor on Duterte’s ‘narco-list’ slain by ‘sniper’

MANILA: A Philippine mayor on President Rodrigo Duterte’s list of allegedly narcotics-linked officials was shot dead Monday by a "sniper" in a broad daylight attack at a town ceremony, police said. Antonio Halili was hit in the chest by a single shot fired from a distance, unleashing chaotic scenes during the weekly flag raising ceremony at the town hall in Tanauan 3

July 2, 2018 12:00 AM Outrage after Malaysian marries 11-year-old Thai girl

KUALA LUMPUR: The marriage of a Malaysian man with a 11-year-old Thai girl has sparked outrage in the Muslim majority country with one activist on Sunday labelling the groom a "child predator". Malaysian Muslims below the age of 16 are allowed to marry if they obtain the permission of a religious court. But the country’s women and families ministry said there

June 7, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-Bosnian commander Oric faces re-trial

SARAJEVO: Bosnian Muslim wartime commander Naser Oric who defended Srebrenica, site of an infamous massacre by Serb forces, faces retrial for war crimes after an earlier acquittal was quashed, his lawyer said on Wednesday. "We received the tribunal’s ruling informing us that his (acquittal) was quashed due to serious violation of criminal proceedings 2

May 31, 2018 12:00 AM Starbucks shuts 8,000 US stores

New York: Starbucks closed more than 8,000 stores on Tuesday to train around 175,000 employees against racial bias, an unprecedented public operation that highlights America´s ongoing struggle with discrimination. The move follows the April 12 arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks, which sparked outrage, protests and soul-searching about 2

May 24, 2018 6:15 AM Indian officer involved in tying Kashmiri youth to Jeep detained with girl at IHK hotel

SRINAGAR: Indian army major Nitin Leetul Gogoi, who tied a Kashmiri civilian to the bonnet of his Jeep in occupied valley last year, was detained with a teenage girl by the police at Kashmir hotel on Wednesday. According to Indian media, The Kashmir Police detained Indian major with a teen age girl from a Srinagar hotel, where Gogoi had booked room in his own name. While 11

May 1, 2018 12:00 AM Malaysia jails first person under fake news law

KUALA LUMPUR: A Danish man was jailed for a week in Malaysia on Monday after pleading guilty to breaking a law against "fake news", the first person to be punished under the controversial legislation. The law, passed in early April, makes the deliberate dissemination of false information punishable by up to six years in jail and a hefty fine. It has sparked 12

March 14, 2018 12:00 AM Bomb targets Rami’s convoy in Gaza visit

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: A bomb blast targeted Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah’s convoy during a rare visit to the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, leaving him unhurt but provoking outrage over what officials called an assassination attempt. The attack is likely to further increase tensions between Hamas -- which denied any involvement -- and president 9

February 28, 2018 12:00 AM Turkish paedophile given ‘record 572-year sentence’

ANKARA: A Turkish court jailed a paedophile a record 572 years for abusing 18 children at the school where he worked, reports said on Tuesday, as alarm grows over the extent of child abuse in the country. The court in the southern province of Adiyaman convicted the janitor after it was found he raped children and would sneak into some of the pupils’ 11