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War at the dinner table: Hong Kong families divided over protests

Fpo - For weeks, Jane lied to her mother about joining Hong Kong's protests -- pretending her rucksack was bulging with books, not supplies -- until the ideological rift between them grew so great she had to move out.

S.African police urge psychologists to intervene as murders rise

Cape Town - Fifty-eight people were killed each day on average in South Africa last year, police said Thursday, urging the help of experts to understand why so many murders are committed by friends and relatives.

Japan man sues firm for 'paternity leave harassment'

Apo - A Japanese man who says he was penalised for taking paternity leave brought his case to a Tokyo court on Thursday, a rare suit in a country struggling with one of the world's lowest birthrates.

'Protecting rapists': Protesters accuse Japan of failing women

Apo - Women's rights protesters are taking to the streets for the sixth time in as many months as anger mounts in Japan over 'outdated' rape laws, after a man was allowed to walk free despite sexually assaulting his daughter for years.

Tourist told to pull 'Nazi grandpa' comments in Austria

Vienna - An Austrian court has ruled that a German tourist who took exception to a World War II portrait in an Austrian guesthouse had no right to complain about it on travel sites, the hotel owner's lawyer said Friday.The tourist posted comments on Booking.

Slovak parliament expels MP for hate speech

Bratislava - Slovakia's parliament said on Tuesday it had expelled a far-right lawmaker found guilty of hate speech by the Supreme Court, in the first case of its kind in the EU country.

South Korean justice nominee in 11-hour media interrogation

Seoul - A would-be justice minister in South Korea facing allegations of hypocrisy and favouritism involving his family has held a marathon 11-hour press conference in a bid to salvage his sinking reputation and nomination.

El Salvador court clears rape victim of killing baby

Sansalvador - An appeals court in El Salvador on Monday acquitted a 21-year-old rape victim accused of killing her stillborn baby, in a landmark case closely watched by rights groups.

Salvador clears rape victim of killing baby: lawyer

Sansalvador - An appeals court in El Salvador on Monday acquitted a 21-year-old rape victim accused of killing her stillborn baby, in a case closely watched by rights groups.

French industry hits the beach to woo future recruits

Deauville - A few steps from the sea in the Normandy resort of Deauville, a group of curious holidaymakers in flip-flops and beach garb pepper a technician with questions as he extols the capabilities of a cutting-edge 3D modelling machine.

Clampdown on grief in Kashmir's shackled main city

Srinagar - In India's curfew-smothered Kashmir valley, even the freedom to mourn the dead has been shut down.

'P is for protest': Hong Kong families join pro-democracy rally

Fpo - Armed with balloons and strollers, several hundred families took to the streets in Hong Kong on Saturday to show support for pro-democracy protests that are now in their third month.

In France, a woman is killed by partner or ex-partner every three days

Paris - A total of 121 women were killed by their partner or former partner in France last year, equating to one death every three days, government figures showed on Wednesday.

Howie D of the Backstreet Boys talks about new family album, fans Special

Howie D of the Backstreet Boys chatted with Digital Journal about his upcoming family studio album, "Which One Am I?" that comes out on July 12.

S. Korean opposition promotes women's rights... by dropping shorts

Seoul - An event to promote women's rights in South Korea featuring female opposition party supporters pulling down their shorts has drawn widespread criticism, with many saying the stunt revealed a patriarchal culture in the party and Korean society generally...

Betrayal, guilt, hate: post-IS, Mosul society still broken

Mosul - Haytham Salem has not spoken to his sister in years, but this is no ordinary family feud. When Islamic State jihadists overran Iraq's Mosul, he fled but his nephew joined them.

Review: Backstreet Boy Howie D melts hearts with 'The Me I'm Meant to Be' Special

On June 14, Howie D of the Backstreet Boys released his newest solo single "The Me I'm Meant to Be." Digital Journal has the scoop.

Cousins in command seal family rule over Iraq Kurds: analysts

Baghdad - The succession of two powerful cousins to the top government posts in Iraqi Kurdistan has sealed the Barzani family's "monarchic" rule over the autonomous region, analysts say.

Review: Soulpepper’s ‘August: Osage County’ is a must-see powerhouse Special

Toronto - Now this is why we go to live theatre. Soulpepper’s explosive new production of Tracy Letts’ “August: Osage County” makes you feel as if you’re being smacked on the head a hundred times with the Frying Pan of Truth. In the best way.

Review: Howie D of the Backstreet Boys releases 'No Hablo Español' video Special

On May 10, Howie D of the Backstreet Boys released his new music video for "No Hablo Español." Digital Journal has the scoop.

Backstreet Boys' Howie D to release breakthrough family album

Howie D of the multi-platinum-selling pop group Backstreet Boys will be releasing his breakthrough family album, "Which One Am I?" on July 12.

Financial and social costs of raising a newborn baby dissected

The financial and social costs of raising a newborn baby in the U.S. are considerable. But how much does it actually cost? Finance site LendEDU has released a survey of 1,000 recent parents, which reveals the likely costs that will be incurred.

What we know about the Sri Lanka bombers

Colombo - Sri Lanka's horrific Easter attacks that killed 253 people were orchestrated by a firebrand cleric who sought out young men from wealthy families and radicalised them into suicide bombers, according to initial evidence gathered by investigators.

Two Muslim brothers were Sri Lanka hotel suicide bombers: sources

Colombo - Muslim brothers carried out two of the hotel suicide blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, part of a wave of bombings that killed more than 320 people, police sources told AFP Tuesday.

Refugees face eviction in Greece as thousands more wait for homes

Atenas - Abdullah Ahmadi, an Afghan living with his wife and five children in an apartment in the Athens suburbs allocated by the UN refugee agency, is about to lose his home for the past three years."In two months I have to leave.

Vietnam stepmother of accused Kim assassin 'happy' over new sentence

Nam Dinh - The stepmother of a Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half brother of North Korea's leader said Monday she was delighted her stepdaughter escaped the death sentence, urging her to "hang on" until her expected release in May.

Thousands join Congress of Families march in Italy

Verona - Several tens of thousands of people marched in support of the ultra-Conservative World Congress of Families on Sunday, on the final day of their conference in northern Italy.

K-pop star arrested for filming and sharing sex video

Seoul - K-pop star Jung Joon-young has been arrested, hours after he apologised for filming and distributing illicit sex videos, in a scandal that has rocked South Korea's entertainment industry.

Vietnam family of Kim murder suspect urge her not to lose hope

Nam Dinh - The father of a Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader had washed bed sheets in anticipation of her homecoming after her Indonesian co-accused was suddenly freed earlier this week.

Rights group calls for end to South Korea military sex law

Seoul - An international human rights group called on Thursday for South Korea to stop criminalising homosexual acts between soldiers, calling the military law a "blight" on the country's human rights record.
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