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Julian Assange complaint dismissed


September 11th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A case that had been filed by Julian Assange on Monday against a broadcasting watchdog in Britain that showed him dancing in a night club has ... Read more...

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Assange lawyer stopped at Heathrow


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was stopped at Heathrow and told she was on a secret watch-list and required special clearance before she could ... Read more...

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European arrest warrant issued for paedophile priest


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Police in London have obtained a European arrest warrant for a Catholic priest accused of child sex offences, the Telegraph reported Sunday.Father Laurence Soper is wanted ... Read more...

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Six held for sexual assault at China water festival


August 24th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Six people were detained Friday following an allegation of sexual assault at a water festival in China, Xinhua reported.The sexual assault allegedly took place at the ... Read more...

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Nupur Talwar’s plea rejected


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The cross-examination of a forensic expert in the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder was deferred till Friday by a special court here which also rejected accused Nupur Talwar's ... Read more...

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Assange guilty of only ‘bad sexual etiquette’: British MP


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, wanted in Sweden over allegations of sexual assault, may only be guilty of "bad sexual etiquette" and that the case has "all ... Read more...

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Raiding embassy for Assange will be ’suicidal’, Ecuador tells UK


August 21st, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) It would be "suicide" for Britain to enter Ecuador's embassy in London to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Ecuador President Rafael Correa has warned.Correa warned such ... Read more...

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Accused child pornographer runs in by-election


August 21st, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manitoba, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 43 years old, Darrell Erwin Ackman, is alleged to via for a political seat and yet he is being accused of several faults that include sexual ... Read more...

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End witch-hunt against WikiLeaks: Assange urges US


August 19th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Sunday urged the US to end its "witch-hunt" against the whistle-blowing website, BBC reported.In his first public statement since entering the Ecuador ... Read more...

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Three kids found dead in Uttar Pradesh village pond


August 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) The bodies of three children were found in a village pond in Mahoba district, police said Friday.The children, identified as Sanjay (9), Ria (7) and Deepak ... Read more...

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Aarushi murder: Expert to face defence queries Aug 21


August 16th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A forensic expert, who told a special court here that sexual assault of teen Aarushi could not be established on the basis of samples provided by ... Read more...

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Aarushi’s sexual assault could not be established: Witness


August 14th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 14 (IANS) A forensic expert told a special court here that sexual assault of teen Aarushi could not be established on the basis of samples provide by CBI.Prosecution ... Read more...

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Sexual assault to stealing, little boy goes on crime-spree


August 13th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy in Britain has admitted to having committed over 20 crimes, ranging from sexual assaults to stealing a model car, in just two months.His ... Read more...

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US teacher held for sexual relation with student


August 12th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 12 (IANS) A special needs schoolteacher in the US has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a former student half her age.Kelly McKenzy Watson, 34, met the ... Read more...

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Russian faces jail for internet sex talk with minor


August 7th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) A Russian faces life in jail after he had a "cynical sex-related correspondence" on internet with an 11-year-old girl, RIA Novosti reported.The offence by the man ... Read more...

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Travolta rubbishes assault charges


August 6th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 6 (IANS) Actor John Travolta has reportedly denied claims of a cruise ship worker being assaulted by him, saying Fabian Zanzi is lying.Fabian had claimed that the ... Read more...

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US military instructor jailed for rape


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) An air force instructor has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for rape and sexual assault in a scandal that has rocked one of America's ... Read more...

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Man blames seven-year-old girl in sex attack case


July 21st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A 61-year-old accused in a sex attack case in Britain escaped scot-free after he told a court his alleged seven-year-old victim pinned him down and forced ... Read more...

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Replacing rape with sexual assault: activists welcome move (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In view of increasing number of sexual crimes, the government has sought to make rape laws gender neutral by substituting the term "rape" with "sexual ... Read more...

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Replace rape with sexual assault, cabinet proposes


July 20th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In order to make rape laws gender neutral, the government has cleared a proposal to substitute the term "sexual assault" in place of "rape" and ... Read more...

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Court martial begins in US military base sex scandal


July 17th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, July 17 (IANS) Court martial proceedings began Monday at a US air force base in Texas of a trainer accused of sexually assaulting 10 female trainees, media reported.Staff Sgt. ... Read more...

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Warden booked for sodomising mentally disabled in Haryana


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), July 2 (IANS) Close on the heels of the revelation of sexual abuse, mental and physical torture of inmates at Apna Ghar shelter home here, Haryana Police have ... Read more...

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Homosexuality is like rape, Polish nurses taught


June 9th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Homosexuality is similar to rape and prostitution, says an official teaching guide for Polish students of nursing and midwifery.The teaching books refer to homosexuality as a ... Read more...

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Five-year-old girl raped, murdered in Pakistan


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) A five-year-old girl, who went missing for a month in Pakistan's port city Karachi, has been found raped and murdered - a month after the bodies ... Read more...

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British boy rapes to feel ‘grown up’


June 1st, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy raped a girl three years younger in Britain after watching hardcore porn on the internet. He said he did it "to feel grown ... Read more...

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This pinch may really pinch him hard


May 31st, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) A 43-year-old Briton who allegedly pinched a young woman's deriere in a Dubai bar may have to spend up to 15 years in jail.Steven Sherriff, 43, ... Read more...

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10-year-old boy in Gurgaon sentenced for child’s rape


May 16th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 16 (IANS) A Juvenile Justice Board here sentenced a 10-year-old boy for sexually abusing a four-year-old girl last year, a lawyer said Wednesday.Principal Magistrate Ashu Kumar Jain Monday ... Read more...

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Two taxi drivers held for killing woman in Delhi


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Two taxi drivers were arrested in south Delhi for murdering a 25-year-old woman when she resisted their sexual assault attempt after taking a lift in ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes bill on sexual offences against kids


May 11th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday passed a bill to protect children from sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography and to establish special courts for the speedy ... Read more...

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Briton held for sexual assault in Beijing


May 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A Briton has been detained in the Chinese capital for getting drunk and allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on the side of a road, police said ... Read more...

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Pakistani gang jailed for raping 50 white British girls


May 9th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Nine members of a gang - eight Pakistanis and one Afghan - have been sentenced to jail for a combined 77 years by a British court ... Read more...

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Traumatic events can trigger eating disorders


April 25th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Lack of support following traumatic events such as bereavement, abuse and sexual assault could trigger eating disorders.Even changing school or moving home can prove too much ... Read more...

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Chinese province hit by sex crimes


April 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Sexual assault accounts for over 75 percent of all crimes committed against teenaged girls in a Chinese province. The perpetrators were often neighbours, friends and relatives, ... Read more...

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Man calls police after woman demands more sex


April 14th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A man was forced to escape onto an apartment balcony and call the police for help after his lover refused to let him go - because ... Read more...

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British couple jailed for sexually abusing patients


April 12th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) A British quack and his wife were jailed for eight years Wednesday for sexually abusing two women he falsely diagnosed with cancer.Reginald Gill, 77, and his ... Read more...

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