Report: Young women facing constant harassment, abuse worldwide

Report: Young women facing constant harassment, abuse worldwide

Friday, 12 October 2018 | PTI | Melbourne

Girls feel there is little point in reporting sexual harassment to authorities since there is hardly any action, according to a report which shows that young women suffer relentless abuse in cities worldwide, including Delhi. The report from child rights organisation Plan International, based on more than 21,000 testimonials of girls...

Disappearance of Saudi journalist: US seeks thorough probe

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | PTI | Washington

The US has sought a thorough and transparent investigation into the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist after President Donald Trump expressed concern over the scribe’s whereabouts. Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor, went missing after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. According to...


Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | Agencies

China to sell 48 armed drones to Pak Beijing: China will sell 48 high-end armed drones to its “all-weather ally” Pakistan in what a military observer said will be the largest deal of its kind, official media reported on Tuesday. The cost of the major defence deal was not revealed. Mush...

Wife of ex-Interpol boss describes threats

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | AP | LYON, France

The wife of the former Interpol president who disappeared in China has revealed that she had received a threatening phone call warning of agents coming for her while she fights a so-far fruitless battle for information about her husband’s fate. In her first one-on-one interview since Meng Hongwei went missing, Grace...

Nikki Haley quits as US UN Envoy

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | PTI | Washington

In a sudden move, Indian-American US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley resigned on Tuesday, becoming the latest casualty in the fragile Trump administration just weeks ahead of the crucial mid-term elections. President Donald Trump has accepted her resignation, US media reported. Trump tweeted that he has a “big announcement”...

Planned Kim summit narrowed down to 'three or four' locations: Trump

Planned Kim summit narrowed down to 'three or four' locations: Trump

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 | AFP | Washington

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that planning for his next summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is advanced and that the site has been narrowed down to "three or four locations." Trump said at the White House that the meeting would "probably" not be in Singapore, where...

Pak successfully test-fires N-capable Ghauri ballistic missile

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan on Monday successfully test-fired Ghauri ballistic missile which is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1,300 kilometers, bringing many Indian cities under its range. The launch was conducted by Army Strategic Forces Command and was aimed at testing the operational and technical readiness...

Doctor found guilty but escapes punishment in Spain ‘stolen baby’ case

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 | Agencies | Madrid

An elderly Spanish doctor escaped punishment on Monday in the country’s first “stolen babies” trial, despite a court finding him guilty of taking a newborn baby from her mother for illegal adoption under the Franco dictatorship. The Madrid court ruled that Eduardo Vela had seized Ines Madrigal from her biological mother...

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