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Friday, Nov 22, 2019

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Sep 12, 2019 17:40
The spread in Buro 24\/7 Kazakhstan showed a girl in a black dress lying lifeless near a bloodied knife with her hand tied to a water pipe and a woman sprawling motionless on a bed as forensic scientists put her stiletto shoes in a plastic bag. read more
Sep 04, 2019 23:39
The 2011 census puts the number of transgender persons in Assam at 11,374 but activists say the actual number is many folds higher. read more
Jun 25, 2019 17:29
The London-based rights group said it was “alarmed” over media reports of preparations to resume hangings although the country still does not have a qualified hangman. read more
Jun 24, 2019 07:51
Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha and CPI (ML) posted videos on social media alleging that the deceased, identified as Tabrez Ansari, was lynched to death on June 17 after being forced to chant Jai Sri Ram and Jai Hanuman in Dahtkidih village under Seraikela... read more
Jun 17, 2019 10:45
Murtaja Qureiris, was detained in September 2014, has received an initial 12-year prison sentence with time served since his arrest and four years suspended for his young age. read more
Jun 14, 2019 13:38
Rights groups complain that successive governments have failed to solve the problem of illegal mining that takes place across river belts and mountainous regions in the state. read more
Jun 04, 2019 12:48
Women in Switzerland on average still make 20 percent less than men and thus unions and rights groups are calling on Swiss women to join a fresh strike to demand “more time, more money, more respect”. read more
Mar 29, 2019 12:52
Homosexuality is already illegal in Brunei but it will now become a capital offence. The law only applies to Muslims. read more
Mar 20, 2019 18:15
The five couples flogged Thursday received between four and 22 strokes from a rattan cane outside a mosque in the provincial capital, Banda Aceh, after they served several months in prison. read more
Mar 05, 2019 10:19
The court set the bail at one billion yen (USD 9 million), but prosecutors are likely to appeal the decision and could even file additional allegations against Ghosn to keep him from leaving detention. read more
Feb 20, 2019 16:51
There was no formal announcement of the closure by the government but travel agencies operating in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) said that foreigners planning to visit the region should come before April 1, citing permit restrictions. read more
Dec 30, 2018 08:04
Bangladesh stepped up security on December 29 in a bid to contain violence during a general election expected to see Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina win a record fourth term. read more
Dec 18, 2018 11:17
Facebook Inc., reeling from criticism about Russian influence campaigns on its platform, now faces calls for changes to its top management from a collection of 31 civil rights groups. read more
Dec 14, 2018 09:14
The so-called “nuke masks” were created by 5149, a South Korean fashion and cosmetics company. It said it has sold more than 25,000 “unification moisture nuclear masks” since June, the BBC reported. read more
Dec 01, 2018 11:08
The country has been in a crisis since Sirisena replaced Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with Mahinda Rajapaksa last month, and then issued an order dissolving parliament and called for a general election. read more