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Convictions for rape & violent crimes against women rise
More people than ever are being convicted of sexual crimes against women, including assault and rape, according to new figures from the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

25.06.2015 08:33

Shark attacks 8-year-old boy at North Carolina beach
Swimming in only knee-deep waters, an eight-year-old boy was bitten on the lower leg, heel, and ankle and suffered minor injuries from a shark attack. It is the fourth shark attack in the shallow waters off North Carolina’s beaches in the past two weeks.

25.06.2015 02:31

Janner ‘violated, raped & tortured’ children on Westminster Palace estate, MP alleges
Lord Janner of Braunstone was accused under parliamentary privilege on Tuesday of being a “serial child abuser” who sexually attacked children on the Palace of Westminster estate.

24.06.2015 08:26

Russia pictured as monster with claws on cartoon map for schoolkids causes stir in Netherlands
A picture in a Dutch social studies textbook for 16-year-olds portrays Russia as a monster with claws and fangs trying to devour Ukraine, while Europe extends a helping hand.

24.06.2015 06:08

UN peacekeeping contingent in CAR rattled by new sexual abuse scandal
A new sexual abuse scandal has engulfed the UN peacekeeping contingent in the Central African Republic after the UN announced that it has opened an investigation and notified troops from contributing countries of the child abuse cases in Bangui.

24.06.2015 03:02

​Jihadi brides: Over 100 German women ‘gone to Syria’ to join ISIS militants
At least 110 women have traveled from Germany to Syria in order to marry Islamic State militants, media have counted. Many are accompanied by their children, which brings an estimated number of the under-age taken out of the country to 36.

23.06.2015 16:05

Children fleeing warzones illegally held in adult detention centers, investigation finds
Vulnerable children fleeing warzones in the Middle East are being wrongly classified as over-18s and imprisoned in adult detention centers, despite the government having outlawed child detention, a report has said.

23.06.2015 14:32

‘War crimes’: Palestinian rights activists demand ex-IDF chief’s arrest during London visit
Human rights campaigners called upon UK authorities to arrest Israeli ex-Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz, who spoke at a conference in London on Monday. They accuse him of presiding over war crimes during the Second Palestinian Intifada.

23.06.2015 08:44

Plague cause of death for star Colorado high school athlete
Colorado officials have confirmed that a rare strain of plague was responsible for the death of Taylor Gaes, 16, who suddenly fell ill on June 8 and died later that day.

22.06.2015 15:07

​‘Jihadi John fled to Libya after press revealed identity’ – US intelligence
Islamic State executioner Mohammed Emwazi, dubbed ‘Jihadi John’ by Western media, has fled from Syria to Libya after his identity was revealed by the press, a US intelligence source says.

22.06.2015 11:13

​‘De-radicalization classes should be compulsory for Muslim children’ – Islamic scholar
Muslim schoolchildren in the UK should be made to take “de-radicalization” lessons to counter the dangerous ideology of Islamic State, a Pakistani senior Islamic scholar and politician has said.

22.06.2015 08:26

Little candle in the wind: One dying orphan’s talent for loving life
Children are talented. It is an axiom. Some of the children in the orphanages we help are great in music, others win sports competitions. Letting the talent develop is one of the priorities for the teachers of the orphanages we are friends with.

21.06.2015 08:07