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July 11, 2018 12:00 AM India’s top court reviews homosexuality ban

NEW DELHI: India’s top court began reviewing on Tuesday petitions against a colonial-era ban on homosexuality, in the latest chapter of a legal tussle between social and religious conservatives and more liberal Indians. Section 377 of the penal code, a relic from 1860s British legislation, bans gay acts as "carnal intercourse against the order of nature" 1

July 5, 2018 12:00 AM Top Hong Kong court grants UK lesbian right to spousal visa

HONG KONG: Hong Kong´s top court ruled on Wednesday that a British lesbian should be granted a spousal visa in a landmark judgment that could open the door for expatriate same-sex partners to move to the Chinese-ruled city. The British woman, who requested to be identified only as QT in court, sued the director of immigration in 2014 after she was denied 5

June 18, 2018 10:12 AM Supreme Court takes up non-issuance of CNICs to transgenders

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will take up a complaint of transgender community regarding ‘non-issuance’ of computerized national identity cards (CNICs). Yesterday, the Supreme Court ordered the Punjab chief secretary and Akhuwat Foundation chairperson Amjad Saqib to appear before the court in person. A press release issued by the top court 5

June 12, 2018 12:00 AM Pope accepts resignation of three Chilean bishops in sex abuse scandal

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis accepted on Monday the resignation of three Chilean bishops including the controversial Juan Barros following a child sex abuse scandal in Chile which has come to haunt his papacy. The entire Chilean delegation of bishops tendered its resignation to the pope last month after a series of meetings at the Vatican. The mass resignation 6

June 8, 2018 12:00 AM Prince of Wales will give evidence to child sex abuse probe

LONDON: The Prince of Wales has been asked to give a witness statement to a public inquiry about a paedophile bishop convicted and jailed for abusing young men. Prince Charles has been approached by lawyers acting for the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse which is investigating the disgraced bishop Peter Ball. The former bishop of Lewes and of Gloucester 2

June 7, 2018 12:00 AM Indian sex scandal: Ex-DIG BSF, DSP and 3 others awarded 10 years jail

CHANDIGARH: A special CBI court on Wednesday awarded 10 years in jail to five persons, including a former DSP and a former DIG BSF, in the 2006 Jammu and Kashmir sex scandal. Those who have been held guilty are Mohammad Ashraf Mir (Ex-DSP, encounter specialist of J&K police), KC Padhi (Ex-DIG BSF), Shabbir Ahmad Laway, Shabbir Ahmad Langoo, and Masood 3

May 23, 2018 12:00 AM Olympian sues USA Swimming alleging sex abuse cover-up

LOS ANGELES, California: Former Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith filed a lawsuit Monday against USA Swimming, accusing the governing body of knowing she was being sexually abused by her coach and covering it up. Kukors Smith alleged in the lawsuit, filed in Orange County Superior Court near Los Angeles, that Sean Hutchison, her coach at a swim club near Seattle 5

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly

PARIS: Almost a quarter-of-a-million girls younger than five die in India every year due to neglect resulting from societys preference for sons, a gender discrimination study found on Tuesday. This was over and above those aborted simply for being female, researchers wrote in The Lancet medical journal. "Gender-based discrimination towards girls doesnt 8

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM Indonesia’s Aceh to stop whipping criminals in public

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: Indonesia's Aceh province will stop whipping criminals in public after a wave of international condemnation of the practice, local officials said Thursday. The conservative region on Sumatra island -- the only place in Muslim-majority Indonesia that follows Islamic law -- passed a regulation Thursday that will see criminals flogged 4

March 28, 2018 12:00 AM Trump ‘strongly’ denies Stormy Daniels affair

n star Stormy Daniels on Tuesday, insisting there was "nothing to corroborate" her claims oextramarital sex with Donald Trump. In its first response to a primetime interview watched by more than 21 million Americans, the White House questioned Daniels’ credibility and challenged her to present proof. "The president has strongly, clearly and has consistently 1