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Fugitive rabbi can be extradited to Israel: Dutch supreme court

Den Haag - The Dutch Supreme Court on Tuesday authorised the extradition of the leader of a Jewish Hasidic sect wanted in Israel for alleged indecent assault of women and girls.

London bus driver throttles woman who filmed her driving over red

The female driver of a London tour bus apparently throttled and assaulted a woman who filmed her allegedly driving the bus through a red light. She left her vehicle in the middle of the road, leaping out to throw the victim to the ground, unconscious.

Nepal police teach quake victims self-defence after attacks

Kathmandu - Nepal is teaching self-defence to quake-affected women and children following a string of attacks in temporary camps housing survivors, police said Friday.

UK police make £20,000 payout to wrongfully arrested rape victim

London - A British police force has agreed to pay £20,000 ($31,000) in an out-of-court settlement to a rape victim after officers arrested her following their failure to properly investigate her complaint, a report said Friday.

Colombia to investigate alleged child abuse by U.S. military

Estanzuela - Colombian authorities said they planned to investigate alleged sexual abuses of children by US contractors and military staff.

France investigating alleged child sex abuse by its troops in C.Africa

Paris - France is investigating allegations that its peacekeepers sexually abused children in the Central African Republic after a leaked UN report said victims as young as eight were raped in exchange for food and money.

Colombia arrests 298 in sweep against child sex abuse

Estanzuela - Authorities in Colombia have arrested 298 people in a nationwide operation against child sex offenders, prosecutors said.

Teacher allegedly 'knocked out cold' by student's angry mother

Hempstead - An irate parent allegedly attacked a teacher in the hall of a middle school in Long Island — and the whole disturbing incident — filmed by surveillance cameras, shows the teacher knocked out cold.

Australian man charged with 145 child sex offences

Sydney - An Australian man was charged on Monday with 145 sex offences against at least 28 children, including rape, after allegedly using social media to groom them.

Fraternity to sue over Rolling Stone 'rape' story

Washington - The fraternity named in a discredited Rolling Stone feature about an alleged gang rape on a US college campus said Monday it will take legal action against the iconic pop culture magazine.

Rolling Stone apologises and retracts college 'gang rape expose'

Washington - Rolling Stone magazine withdrew and apologised for a discredited story about a gang rape on a US college campus Sunday, publishing a review of the debacle that found "avoidable" failures in basic journalism practices.

French school head charged with sexual assault on pupils

Grenoble - A primary school head teacher was charged Wednesday with having tricked blindfolded pupils into oral sex during a workshop on experiencing new tastes, justice officials said.

French primary school principal admits pupil sex assaults

Lyon - A primary school head teacher confessed Tuesday to having tricked blindfolded pupils into oral sex during a workshop on experiencing new tastes, according to prosecutors.

Louisiana teen accused of knocking school bus driver unconscious

An unruly Louisiana teen has been charged with assault after knocking a school bus driver unconscious, leading to another teen on the bus stepping in to bring the vehicle to a halt.

Melbourne Uber driver arrested over alleged indecent assault

Melbourne - An Uber driver has been arrested over an alleged assault on a 19-year-old woman passenger in Melbourne on New Year's Day.

Too 'ugly' to rape: Brazil lawmaker comment sparks fury

Bras - A debate about sexual violence in Brazil sparked by a lawmaker's comments on the floor of Congress has spread beyond government chambers, triggering a national debate about rape and sexism in the South American nation.

Facebook friend rejection prompts suspect to slap elderly woman

Seminole - A Florida woman is in jail for reportedly slapping an elderly person for rejecting a social media request on the Internet.

Two Kenyans charged for violently stripping woman

Nairobi - Two Kenyans have been charged with sexually assaulting a woman because they believed her clothing was too revealing, reports said Thursday, in a case that sparked angry protests after a video of the attack was made public.

Malaysian diplomat denies sexual assault in New Zealand

Wellington - A former Malaysian diplomat in New Zealand accused of sexual assault denied the charge and elected a trial by jury when he appeared in court Friday.

Op-Ed: Assaults on Hungarian journalists hushed up – why?

Budapest - In the widespread coverage given to demonstrations against an unpopular tax in Hungary, one thing is missing; the assaults by demonstrators on at least three TV crews covering the demonstrations.

Malaysian envoy bailed on New Zealand sex charge

Wellington - A Malaysian diplomat extradited to New Zealand to face an attempted rape charge was granted bail on Tuesday after his lawyer denied he fled the country under the cloak of diplomatic immunity.

Homophobic Texan arrested following violent airport attack

Dallas - An apparently intoxicated homophobic male was arrested Oct. 23 at a Dallas/Ft. Worth airport after he attacked another passenger over the color of the man's shirt.

New York police brand hatchet attack 'terrorist' act

New York - A hatchet attack on New York police officers was a "terrorist act" carried out by a self-radicalized Muslim convert who had been in the military and browsed Al-Qaeda websites, police said Friday.

Malaysian envoy due back in N.Z. on sex charge: report

Wellington - A Malaysian military attache who sparked outrage when he invoked diplomatic immunity to escape a sex charge in New Zealand will arrive in Wellington to face court on Saturday, reports said.

Pope sacks Paraguay bishop who promoted alleged paedophile priest

- Pope Francis on Thursday sacked a Paraguayan bishop accused of protecting and promoting a priest described by his former church superiors in the United States as "a serious threat to young people".

Op-Ed: Gender war over Hope Solo assault hurts everyone, helps nobody

In the aftermath of the Ray Rice debacle the blogosphere has exploded anew amid allegations that women's soccer star Hope Solo has unfairly benefited from a double standard that supposedly overlooks and downplays female violence.

Assault by cake reported at North Seattle KFC

Seattle - Working at Kentucky Fried Chicken can be like a cakefight, definitely not a cakewalk, anyway for employees of one restaurant in Seattle, Washington.

Belgium agrees to sex offender's request for mercy killing

Brussels - Belgium, one of only a few countries to allow euthanasia, has accepted a serial rapist's request that he be allowed to die, his lawyer said on Monday.

NFL's domestic violence policy focus of week one spotlight

San Francisco - Before the NFL kicks off week 1 of the 2014 season, Commissioner Roger Goodell finds himself answering questions about the league's handling of domestic violence incidents instead of focusing on the upcoming season.

Assange will not leave until assured no US extradition: lawyer

Sydney - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuador embassy in London until it is guaranteed he will avoid extradition to the United States, his lawyer said Tuesday.
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This grab may have led to the assault which follows.
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A photograph of an as yet unidentified assault victim in Bromley, South East London.
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An artist drawing depicting the act of rape.
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