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UK teen who threw French boy off gallery balcony jailed for life

London - A troubled British teenager who threw a six-year-old French boy from a viewing platform at London's Tate Modern art gallery was on Friday jailed for life.

Gallery plunge French boy may never fully recover: UK court told

London - A six-year-old French boy who was thrown from a viewing platform at London's Tate Modern art gallery may never fully recover from his injuries, a court sentencing hearing for his attacker was told on Thursday.

Israel court rules Australia sex crimes suspect fit to stand trial

Jerusalem - An Israeli court ruled Tuesday that an Orthodox Jewish teacher accused of child sex abuse in Australia was mentally fit to stand trial, bringing her closer to extradition after years of legal battles.

Former French president 'very upset' by sexual assault claim

Paris - France's oldest surviving former president Valery Giscard d'Estaing is "very upset" by an accusation of sexual assault made by a German journalist and has no recollection of such an incident, his lawyer said on Thursday.

French ex-president d'Estaing probed over sex assault claims

Paris - French prosecutors said Monday they are opening an investigation into ex-president Valery Giscard d'Estaing over allegations by a German journalist that he sexually assaulted her after an interview in 2018.

Cardinal Pell knew of clergy abuse for decades: inquiry

Sydney - Cardinal George Pell was aware of child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in Australia as far back as the 1970s and failed to seek the removal of accused priests, according to findings of a top-level inquiry released Thursday.

Breaking silence, Biden says alleged sex assault 'never happened'

Washington - US presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday emphatically denied sexually assaulting a former aide, saying the incident she says occurred 27 years ago "never happened.

Taiwan director convicted for crew member sex assault

Taipei - Prominent Taiwanese director Doze Niu was sentenced to four years in prison on Tuesday for sexually assaulting a female crew member working on a film he was making.

Sexual assault case in China sparks outrage

Bejing - A high-profile sexual assault investigation in China has prompted many to come forward online with similar experiences of abuse in a country where it remains tough to get justice for such crimes.

Cardinal Pell accuser 'accepts' acquittal

Sydney - A former choirboy who accused Australian Cardinal George Pell of molesting him said Wednesday he accepts the top Vatican cleric's acquittal, but urged survivors of child sex abuse to keep coming forward.

Cardinal Pell: Parishioner, prisoner and divider of public opinion

Sydney - After 12 months in jail and years of fighting child abuse allegations, Cardinal George Pell won his freedom on Tuesday -- but the former Vatican treasurer will likely divide public opinion for the rest of his life.

Cardinal Pell freed after winning appeal over child sex abuse

Lara - Cardinal George Pell was released from prison Tuesday, hours after Australia's High Court quashed his conviction for child sex abuse, bringing an end to the most high-profile paedophilia case faced by the Catholic Church.

Cardinal Pell to walk free from Australian jail after winning appeal

Brisbane - Cardinal George Pell's historic child sex abuse convictions were quashed by Australia's High Court on Tuesday, paving the way for the senior Catholic cleric's release from prison.

Disgraced Cardinal Pell awaits appeal verdict

Brisbane - Cardinal George Pell will learn whether his appeal against child sex abuse convictions has been successful Tuesday, when Australia's High Court hands down its judgement.

Delhi bus gang-rapists to hang on Friday: lawyer

New Delhi - Four men convicted of the 2012 gang-rape and murder of a New Delhi student will be executed on Friday, the victim's lawyer said after a court dismissed a final last-minute petition to delay the hangings.

Prosecutors defend case against Cardinal Pell's child sex abuse appeal

Canberra - Australian prosecutors on Thursday defended their case against disgraced Cardinal George Pell under a barrage of questioning from judges, as the final day of his appeal against child sex abuse convictions began.

Harvey Weinstein: from Hollywood 'God' to convicted rapist

New York - For decades, Harvey Weinstein was untouchable, reigning over Hollywood as the mega-producer Meryl Streep famously called "God." On Wednesday the convicted rapist was contemplating spending the rest of his life in prison.

Cardinal Pell lawyers say child sex conviction 'wrong'

Canberra - Lawyers for disgraced Cardinal George Pell claimed Wednesday he remains behind bars for child sex abuse based on "wrong" and "egregious" legal decisions, as they concluded a last-ditch appeal in Australia's top court.

Weinstein taken to New York's infamous Rikers jail

New York - Disgraced former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was taken to New York's notorious Rikers Island jail on Thursday, ten days after he was convicted of rape and sexual assault.

Spain to toughen rape penalties after 'Wolf Pack' case

Madrid - Spain's leftwing government on Tuesday unveiled draft legislation toughening the penalties for rape and requiring explicit consent for sexual acts following a notorious gang rape that shocked the country.

Harvey Weinstein: from Hollywood 'God' to convicted rapist

New York - For decades, Harvey Weinstein was untouchable, reigning over Hollywood as the mega-producer Meryl Streep famously called "God." On Monday he became a convicted rapist facing up to 29 years in prison.

Russian artist at centre of French sex tape scandal held

Paris - Controversial Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky, who claims to have leaked a sex video of a prominent Paris politician, was arrested by French police on Saturday over an unrelated act of violence, the Paris prosecutor's office said.

Police search home of French writer accused of raping a minor

Paris - French police on Thursday searched the home of a writer accused of raping a minor and who repeatedly described relationships with young teens in his work, a source said.

Man charged with raping five-year-old girl at US embassy in Delhi

New Delhi - An Indian man has been charged with raping a five-year-old girl on the premises of the US embassy in India's capital New Delhi, police said Thursday.

French skating head defiant amid underage sex claims

Paris - French figure skating chief Didier Gailhaguet cut a defiant figure Wednesday amid claims of rape and sexual abuse of minors in the sport and government demands for his resignation.

One-week ultimatum for Delhi rapists on death row

New Delhi - Four men sentenced to death for a gang-rape and murder on a Delhi bus in 2012 that shocked the nation were given a week on Wednesday to exercise their remaining legal options.

Hangings of Delhi bus gang-rapists postponed

New Delhi - The hanging of four men scheduled for Saturday for a notorious gang-rape and murder on a Delhi bus in 2012 has been postponed "until further orders," a court ruled Friday.

Hangings of Delhi bus gang-rapists postponed

New Delhi - The hanging of four men scheduled for Saturday for a notorious gang-rape and murder on a Delhi bus in 2012 has been postponed "until further orders," a court ordered on Friday.

Sexual assaults rise at US military academies: Pentagon

Washington - Incidence of sexual assault in US military academies rose again last year, the Pentagon said Thursday, despite efforts to combat the problem.

Star French jockey under investigation for alleged rape

Paris - Pierre-Charles Boudot, the jockey who rode the winner in the 2019 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, was questioned Thursday by investigators along with a woman who has accused him of rape.
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