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Trump on rape accuser: 'She's not my type'

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Monday once again vigorously denied allegations by a magazine advice columnist that he sexually assaulted her in the 1990s in a New York department store dressing room, adding: "She's not my type.

Serbia's first #MeToo trial proves a lonely path

Everyone in town told Marija Lukic not to do it.

100,000 South Koreans call for judge to be sacked over child rape case

Seoul - More than 100,000 South Koreans are demanding the dismissal of a judge who reduced the prison sentence of a child rapist to three years.

Bangladesh officer held for failing to probe teenager's harassment claims

Dhaka - A senior Bangladesh police officer has been arrested for failing to properly investigate allegations made by a teenage girl, who was later burned to death, that she had been sexually harassed by a teacher, officials said.

Sister of Saudi crown prince faces Paris trial: legal source

Paris - The sister of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is to be put on trial in Paris next month for allegedly ordering her bodyguard to beat up a workman in the French capital, a legal source told AFP on Wednesday.

From hiding, ex-Vatican envoy accuses pope of 'blatantly lying'

Washington - A longtime Vatican dissident broke months of silence Monday to accuse Pope Francis of "blatantly lying" in denying knowledge of the sexual abuse allegations against a now-defrocked American cardinal.

Six escape death sentence for rape, murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Pathankot - Six men were convicted Monday over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of an eight-year-old girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions.

UK police bail 5 teens arrested over bus attack on lesbian couple

London - British police on Saturday released on bail five teenagers arrested following a homophobic attack on a lesbian couple who refused to kiss for a gang of youths on a London night bus.

Lesbians attacked on London bus for refusing to kiss for men

London - British police said they had arrested four teenagers on Friday after a gang of males beat up a lesbian couple who refused to kiss for them on a London night bus.

Judgement reserved in Pell appeal against child sex conviction

Melbourne - The fate of jailed Australian Cardinal George Pell was in the balance Thursday as judges adjourned to deliberate over an appeal against his conviction on historical child sex abuse charges.

Prosecutors insist Pell conviction 'unimpeachable' at appeal hearing

Melbourne - Prosecutors insisted the conviction of Australian Cardinal George Pell for child sexual abuse was "unimpeachable" as his appeal against the guilty verdict went into a second day in Melbourne on Thursday.

Swedish court rejects request to detain Assange over 2010 rape case

Uppsala - A Swedish court on Monday said it considered Julian Assange a suspect in a 2010 rape case but rejected a request to detain him, dashing the prosecutor's hopes of having him swiftly extradited from Britain.

Cardinal Pell appeals landmark child sex conviction

Melbourne - The Vatican's former number-three, Cardinal George Pell, will on Wednesday begin his appeal against convictions for "brazen" sex attacks on two choirboys in the 1990s.

Bangladesh madrasas told to appoint women mentors after murder

Dhaka - Bangladesh has ordered state-funded Islamic seminaries to appoint female mentors to prevent violence against women and children, an official said Thursday, after at least 16 people were charged with the horrific murder of a teenage student.

Global community pledges $363 mln to combat sexual violence

Oslo - The international community on Friday pledged $363 million (324 million euros) to combat sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises, a worldwide scourge affecting millions.

French transgender assault leads to 10-month sentence

Paris - A young man who was filmed assaulting a transgender woman was sentenced Wednesday to 10 months in prison, four of them on parole, by a Paris court.Seddik A.

Stop it! Japan anti-groper app becomes smash hit

Apo - A Tokyo police smartphone app to scare off molesters has become a smash hit in Japan, where women have long run the gauntlet of groping on packed rush-hour trains.

Texas police raid Catholic offices in sexual abuse probe

Chicago - Texas police investigating child sexual abuse on Wednesday raided offices of the Catholic diocese in Dallas, after alleging that church officials had not been fully cooperative.

Grace Mugabe accused of bloody attack on domestic worker

Harare - Grace Mugabe, the wife of former Zimbabwean ruler Robert Mugabe, has been accused of attacking an employee at the family's home with a shoe in 2017, lawyers said Tuesday.

Record number of attacks on gays in France: report

Paris - Assaults in France on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people hit a new record in 2018, "a dark year" for the LGBT community, French group SOS Homophobie reported Tuesday.

Polanski sues US motion picture academy for reinstatement

Los Angeles - Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski is suing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, demanding his reinstatement nearly a year after the organization expelled him amid the #MeToo movement.

Bangladeshis protest after sexually assaulted girl burned to death

Dhaka - Demonstrations were held across the Bangladesh capital Saturday for the tenth consecutive day after a teenager who accused a head teacher of sexually harassing her was burned to death.

Bangladesh girl burned to death on teacher's order: police

Dhaka - A schoolgirl was burned to death in Bangladesh on the orders of her head teacher after she reported him for sexually harassing her, police said Friday.

Germany struggles in UN push to address sexual violence

New York - A German-led bid to step up efforts to combat sexual violence in conflicts has run into resistance at the UN Security Council, diplomats said Wednesday, just days before Nobel laureate Nadia Murad is to appear before the UN body to issue a call for jus...

Japan Catholic church to open sex abuse probe

Apo - The Catholic Church in Japan said Tuesday it will launch an internal probe into claims of sexual abuse against children by its clergy, after a wave of paedophilia revelations worldwide.

Roma in France seek protection after attacks sparked by fake news

Paris - Ethnic Roma leaders called for round-the-clock police protection for their communities on Wednesday in Paris after a series of vigilante attacks sparked by false reports of attempted kidnappings.

Church in Canada opens probe of child sexual abuse by clergy

Montr - The Catholic Church in Quebec has commissioned a former judge to investigate possible sexual abuse of children by clergy in the Canadian province over seven decades, the archdiocese of Montreal said Wednesday.

Roma in France seek protection after attacks sparked by fake news

Paris - Ethnic Roma leaders called for round-the-clock police protection for their communities on Wednesday in Paris after a series of vigilante attacks sparked by false reports of attempted kidnappings.

Catholic school sex abuse case goes to trial in Spain

Barcelona - A former gym teacher at a Catholic school accused of sexually assaulting students went on trial Monday in Barcelona, as a growing trickle of abuse allegations shakes the Church in Spain.

Pope accepts abuse resignation of Chilean cardinal

Vatican City - Pope Francis on Saturday accepted the resignation of Chilean cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, who agreed to step down after being accused of covering up sexual abuse by priests, the Vatican said.
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