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'My husband blamed me': Myanmar's Rohingya abandoned after rapes

- Rohingya Muslim Ayamar Bagon has lived on handouts since her husband left her after she told him she was gang-raped by Myanmar soldiers in the final month of her pregnancy.

India court to consider abortion plea from young rape victim

New Delhi - Doctors on Wednesday will examine a 10-year-old raped by her uncle as India's top court considers whether she should be allowed to have an abortion despite strict laws.

Three Kenyans jailed for life for stripping, assaulting woman

Nairobi - A Kenyan court on Wednesday sentenced three men to life for stripping and sexually assaulting a woman they believed was dressed too provocatively.

Women assaulted, bottles hurled at chaotic German town festival

Berlin - German police said Monday several assaults and cases of sexual harassment were reported in alcohol-fuelled weekend disturbances that saw youths rampage through a small town and hurl bottles at police.

Indian woman attacked with acid for fifth time: police

New Delhi - A woman who survived an alleged gang rape and four separate acid attacks has once again been hit by corrosive liquid, Indian police said Sunday.

Cuban volleyball players' rape sentences cut on appeal

Helsinki - A Finnish court of appeal on Friday cut the prison sentences of five Cuban volleyball players jailed for aggravated rape in the southwestern city of Turku. The five were convicted in September by another court in the southern city of Tampere.

Colombian surgeon rebuilds acid victims' lives

Estanzuela - Angeles Borda ignored the cat calls as she walked past the building site. But she couldn't ignore the nitric acid that her tormentor then threw in her face.A decade on she is still disfigured. But help is at hand.

Indian baby dies after 'rapists' throw her from rickshaw

New Delhi - A nine-month-old baby died when she was thrown out of a moving autorickshaw by men accused of gang-raping her mother, police said Tuesday, in the latest case of sexual violence in India.

Where now for Julian Assange?

London - Prison time in Britain? A new life in Ecuador? Extradition to the United States? Another five years in Ecuador's London embassy? WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's future could now follow many different paths.

Five things to know about WikiLeaks

Paris - WikiLeaks has been making headlines for more than a decade by releasing millions of classified documents, embarrassing governments worldwide while also raising fears that its activities may have put lives in danger.

Assange lawyer says dropped case is 'end of nightmare'

London - A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange welcomed the decision of Swedish prosecutors Friday to drop a seven-year rape investigation against him, saying it was the "end of his nightmare".

Assange lawyer says dropped case is 'end of nightmare'

London - A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange welcomed the decision of Swedish prosecutors Friday to drop a seven-year rape investigation against him, saying it was the "end of his nightmare".

Assange lawyer says dropped case is 'end of nightmare'

London - A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange welcomed the decision of Swedish prosecutors Friday to drop a seven-year rape investigation against him, saying it was the "end of his nightmare".

Assange claims victory after Sweden drops rape probe

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gave a clenched fist salute Friday after Swedish prosecutors dropped a seven-year rape allegation against him, but he insisted the "proper war" over his future was just beginning.

Assange claims victory after Sweden drops rape probe

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gave a clenched fist salute Friday after Swedish prosecutors dropped a seven-year rape allegation against him, but he insisted the "proper war" over his future was just beginning.

Assange claims victory after Sweden drops rape probe

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gave a clenched fist salute Friday after Swedish prosecutors dropped a seven-year rape allegation against him, but he insisted the "proper war" over his future was just beginning.

Sri Lanka's men face rape in custody decade after civil war: study

Colombo - Men in Sri Lanka are being raped in custody nearly a decade after the civil war, when sexual assault was routinely used to torture detained Tamils, a report said Wednesday.

Sri Lanka's men face rape in custody decade after civil war: study

Colombo - Men in Sri Lanka are being raped in custody nearly a decade after the civil war, when sexual assault was routinely used to torture detained Tamils, a report said Wednesday.

Sri Lanka's men face rape in custody decade after civil war: study

Colombo - Men in Sri Lanka are being raped in custody nearly a decade after the civil war, when sexual assault was routinely used to torture detained Tamils, a report said Wednesday.

Jilted Indian man rapes, kills ex-girlfriend: police

New Delhi - A jilted man who kidnapped and raped his ex-girlfriend before smashing her head with bricks and running her over with a car has been arrested, Indian police said Sunday.

India's top court upholds 2012 gang rape death sentences

New Delhi - India's top court on Friday upheld the death sentences of four men convicted for the fatal 2012 gang rape of a Delhi student, an attack that triggered global outrage and national soul-searching about the treatment of women.

India's top court upholds 2012 gang rape death sentences

New Delhi - India's top court on Friday upheld the death sentences of four men convicted for the fatal 2012 gang rape of a Delhi student, an attack that triggered global outrage and national soul-searching about the treatment of women.

India's top court upholds 2012 gang rape death sentences

New Delhi - India's top court on Friday upheld the death sentences of four men convicted for the fatal 2012 gang rape of a Delhi student, an attack that triggered global outrage and national soul-searching about the treatment of women.

India's top court upholds 2012 gang rape death sentences

New Delhi - India's Supreme Court on Friday upheld the death sentences of four men convicted for the 2012 gang rape and murder of a Delhi student.

India's top court upholds 2012 gang rape death sentences

New Delhi - India's Supreme Court on Friday upheld the death sentences of four men convicted for the 2012 gang rape and murder of a Delhi student.

India's top court upholds 2012 gang rape death sentences

New Delhi - India's Supreme Court on Friday upheld the death sentences of four men convicted for the 2012 gang rape and murder of a Delhi student.

UN rights chief slams 'rape chants' by Burundi youth

Nairobi - The UN rights chief on Tuesday condemned the feared youth wing of Burundi's ruling party for repeatedly calling for the rape and murder of opposition supporters.

Guinea Bissau president's critic beaten up, his group says

Bissau - The leader of a Guinea Bissau civil society group critical of President Jose Mario Vaz, was violently attacked in his own home Friday by unidentified assailants, his group told AFP.

Judge rejects Roman Polanski bid to draw line under child sex case

Los Angeles - A US judge on Monday rejected a motion by fugitive filmmaker Roman Polanski seeking assurances that he can return to the United States without fear of being jailed for having sex with a minor four decades ago.

Facebook gang rape suspects to face trial in Sweden

Stockholm - Three young men suspected of gang raping a woman in Sweden and livestreaming the attack on Facebook are to face trial, Swedish prosecutors said on Wednesday.
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