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Murder of family shocks Israel
A gruesome tragedy rocked Israel on Saturday, when police found the bodies of six people in a torched apartment in Rishon Lezion. A toddler and a 3-month-old baby were among the dead.

October 19, 2009 16:01

Castration or life sentence for pedophiles in Russia
Convicted pedophiles in Russia could soon be chemically castrated. Parliament is set to discuss the law, which supporters hope will stop the high-level of child molesters re-offending.

May 03, 2010 00:37

Seven month comatose woman gives birth
A Russian woman, who still lies in a coma after seven months, has given birth to a child, reports Russian medical website medportal.ru.

October 17, 2009 02:03

Pregnant women can transmit cancer to fetus
Japanese scientists have managed to prove that a mother can transmit cancer to her fetus. Only a handful of such cases have been suspected, and none have been verified until now.

October 15, 2009 14:01

Robbers with baby on the run
The last thing you might expect robbers to have with them when performing the deed is a baby carriage complete with an infant inside, but that’s exactly what a pair of criminals reportedly have done in Moscow.

October 14, 2009 11:00

First clown in space launches biggest show on and off Earth
Circus entrepreneur and the "first clown in space", Guy Laliberte has put on a show that was literally out of this world. The space tourist directed a performance dedicated to the problem of water shortages on Earth.

October 10, 2009 05:00

Neo-Nazi youngsters face life behind bars
A court in Moscow has begun hearing the case of 12 alleged neo-Nazis charged with 11 murders and one attempted murder.

October 05, 2009 20:01

Big-hearted grandma donates life savings away to maternity home
An 88-year-old WWII veteran has donated all her life savings to a maternity home in southern European Russia. The case is unique for a country where pensioners can hardly make ends meet.

October 05, 2009 16:00

“Stars Draw” for children’s charity
Paintings by Russia’s leading designers will be sold at a charitable auction in Moscow on October 29 to help children in medical-social institutions across Russia.

October 06, 2009 12:01

Celebrity custody battles highlight faults in family law
Several high-profile child custody battles in Russia are pulling the country's family laws into sharp focus as some mothers are taking desperate measures to see their children again. The Duma took the issue up Monday.

October 05, 2009 19:00

Young love escalates into knife drama
On Wednesday evening a teenager was released from captivity after being held hostage at knife point for almost an hour by a fellow schoolmate over claims he had stolen his captor’s girlfriend.

October 01, 2009 19:01

World Food Program running out of food
Rations aren’t sumptuous parcels. But in October, some people’s portions may be halved. Others may not receive theirs at all. The World Food Program’s money problems could make the agency less capable when most needed.

September 27, 2009 10:53

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