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Australian dad who raped and pimped daughter jailed

Sydney - An Australian who repeatedly raped his daughter and organised for strangers to abuse her while he watched was jailed Thursday for 22-and-a-half years, telling police "it was fun while it lasted".

Telemundo reporter punched in head during live broadcast

Philadelphia - A reporter with Telemundo 62 was assaulted during a live broadcast in Philadelphia. While on air, a woman approached her, tried to get her attention and then punched, slapped her and dragged her to the ground.

Assault case puts spotlight on rape culture at U.S. campuses

Los Angeles - A high-profile sex assault case in California reverberating across the globe has prompted soul searching in America and reignited a debate about rape culture on US college campuses.

Wide support for petition to oust U.S. judge in sex assault case

Los Angeles - Nearly half a million people had signed a petition calling for the ouster of a California judge who has sparked outrage for his lenient sentence in a high-profile sexual assault case.

Turkish man 'gets 108 years for refugee sex assaults'

Istanbul - A court in Turkey has sentenced a Turkish man to 108 years in jail for sexually assaulting at least eight Syrian children at a flagship refugee camp, reports said on Saturday.The man, 29, named as Erdal E.

26 women report sex assaults at German music festival

Berlin - The number of women who have reported being sexually harassed or assaulted at a German music festival last weekend has risen to 26, police said Tuesday.

Brazil arrests first suspect after shocking gang-rape video

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian police on Saturday said they had arrested the first of more than 30 suspects wanted over the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl whose attackers posted a graphic video online showing the aftermath of their brutal attack.

Gang-rape internet video shocks Brazil

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian police on Friday were investigating the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl whose attackers boasted about it by posting an online video that has horrified the country.

Gang-rape internet video shocks Brazil

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian police on Friday were investigating the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl whose attackers boasted about it by posting an online video that has horrified the country.

Gang-rape internet video shocks Brazil

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian police on Friday were investigating the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl whose attackers boasted about it by posting an online video that has horrified the country.

Turkey showpiece Syrian refugee camp hit by child sex assault case

Istanbul - A Turkish man has gone on trial in southern Turkey charged with sexually assaulting at least eight Syrian children at the refugee camp where he was working, reports and official sources said on Thursday.

Twitch gamer celebrity allegedly beats his girlfriend on stream

A Twitch gaming celebrity allegedly verbally and physically assaulted his girlfriend during a livestream. The video quickly went viral in just a few hours after being posted on YouTube.

White South African judge in Facebook 'racism' row

Johanesburg - A white South African judge was at the centre of a social media storm on Monday after Facebook comments emerged in which she suggested rape was part of black culture.

Algerian man cleared of New Year's sex assault in Cologne

Cologne - A German court Friday threw out sexual assault charges against an Algerian man stemming from New Year's Eve violence in Cologne after the victim said she could not identify the defendant.

Protesting Venezuela opposition leader attacked

Caracas - Supporters of Venezuela's socialist government attacked a senior opposition leader with fists and stones Friday when he was demonstrating against the country's emergency power cuts.

Suspect in Cologne sex assaults caught near German-Swiss border

Ginebra - A key suspect in the New Year's Eve mass sexual assaults in Cologne was spotted shoplifting in southern Germany and arrested across the border in Switzerland, authorities said Thursday.

Ex-US House speaker gets 15 months, admits sex abuse

Washington - Former US House speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison Wednesday for paying hush money related to the sexual abuse of a teen boy he coached in high school.

Moroccan man on trial in Germany for New Year's sex assault

Berlin - Germany put a 33-year-old Moroccan on trial for sexual assault Monday, the first man accused over a spate of such attacks at New Year's celebrations that shocked the country.

Texas teacher caught on video slapping student several times

Beaumont - A 63-year-old female teacher in Beaumont, Texas was charged with assault and suspended after a video shows her slapping a student five times before she mocked him.

Prosecutors detail sordid charges against America's fallen House speaker

Washington - Former House speaker Dennis Hastert, once among America's most esteemed political figures, continued a descent into public disgrace as prosecutors revealed sordid details of alleged sex abuse while he was a high school teacher and coach.

Paris opens new sex abuse probe into troops in C. Africa

Paris - French prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into new allegations of sexual abuse against French troops based in Central African Republic, a judiciary source said on Tuesday.

First UN soldiers on trial in C. Africa sex abuse scandal

Kinshasa - The first soldiers to face justice in a huge sex abuse scandal that has rocked the UN and France went on trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday.

UN, France vow zero impunity in C. Africa sex abuse scandal

Washington - French President Francois Hollande and UN chief Ban Ki-moon vowed zero impunity Friday for troops accused in a Central African Republic sex scandal, as the United Nations pledged to stamp out abuse during peacekeeping missions.

Hollande, Ban say no 'impunity' in C. Africa sex abuse case: official

Washington - French President Francois Hollande and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Friday there would be no impunity for French troops and UN peacekeepers accused in a sexual abuse scandal in the Central African Republic.

UN says peacekeeper states 'must tackle troop sex abuse claims'

Bangui - The UN's head of global peacekeeping operations wants to force contributing nations to act on allegations of sexual abuse levelled against their troops, which top officials have denounced as "sickening".

More than 100 victims tell UN of peacekeeper sex abuse

New York - More than 100 victims have come forward in the Central African Republic with appalling new accounts of sexual abuse, including bestiality, by UN peacekeepers and French troops, the United Nations said Thursday.

UN mission in C. African Republic hit by new sex allegations

Bangui - The scandal-tainted UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic said Friday that fresh allegations of sex abuse by its soldiers had surfaced in the centre of the country.

First sexual assault charge filed over Cologne New Year's violence

Berlin - German authorities have brought the first sexual assault charge stemming from New Year's Eve mob violence in the western city of Cologne against an Algerian man, prosecutors said Thursday.

French cardinal Barbarin 'apologises' to abuse victims

Lyon - A French cardinal accused of covering up the sexual abuse of children by priests apologised to victims during a mass, according to the website of his diocese.

Germany tightening rape law in wake of Cologne assaults

Berlin - The German government on Wednesday agreed to tighten the country's rape law to cover cases in which a victim withheld consent but did not physically fight back.
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Brawl involving up to 20 people during a kindergarten graduation celebration in an Ohio elementary school
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No, it's not "Apocalypse Now", it's the Mini-War exercise of the SANDF.
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Woman punching and slapping Telemundo 62 reporter Iris Delgado
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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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