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Sunday, February 14th 2016 03:03 AM
A 13-year-old Russian-German girl has admitted making up a story about being kidnapped and raped by migrants in a case that triggered a furore in Germany and briefly embroiled Berlin police in a spat with the Kremlin, state prosecutors said. The parents of the teenager, named only as Lisa, reported her missing on 11 January after she
Saturday, February 13th 2016 09:44 PM
“If I die, nobody will call me a prostitute anymore.” In a suicide note speaking of loss of faith in the judicial process, the “rape victim” who killed herself in Bhilai on Thursday left behind this wish. The 21-year-old was found hanging from a ceiling fan when police arrived to issue court summons for the next hearing on
Thursday, February 11th 2016 10:25 PM
NATO is considering joining the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said on Thursday. “Thanks to the leadership of NATO (head) Jens Stoltenberg we are exploring the possibility of NATO joining the coalition as a member itself,” Mr Carter said after a meeting of the
Wednesday, February 10th 2016 09:05 PM
Yemen could become a new breeding ground for child soldiers, Unicef has warned, as the rise of extreme violence around the world undermines efforts to end the practice. Twenty years on from a landmark report that put child soldiers on the global agenda, Unicef says tens of thousands of children are engaged in warfare, as conflicts rage in the
Tuesday, February 9th 2016 09:24 PM
At least 10 people were killed and scores more injured, police say, after two passenger trains collided in the German state of Bavaria.The head-on crash happened near Bad Aibling, a spa town about 60km (37 miles) south-east of Munich.The transport minister said the trains had crashed into each other while both travelling at around 100km/h
Monday, February 8th 2016 09:59 PM
  Tim Franks reports from a school, in the northern region of Tigray, affected by one of Ethiopia's worst ever droughts. The country has developed rapidly over the past 15 years but, as hunger is starting to bite in rural populations, the government is now struggling to keep Ethiopia's children in education.  
Monday, February 8th 2016 12:01 PM
ONCUPINAR, Turkey: Tens of thousands of Syrians were stranded at the border with Turkey Monday after escaping a Russia-backed government offensive in Aleppo, as Germany's chancellor prepared to visit Ankara to press for tighter border controls. Turkey has vowed to help the crowds of people, including many women and children, but has not opened its
Sunday, February 7th 2016 09:01 PM
The UN Security Council is holding an emergency meeting following North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket.The meeting was requested by South Korea, Japan and the US to agree on a collective response to the launch.Pyongyang said it fired the rocket to place a satellite in orbit, but critics believe the real purpose was to test a ballistic
Friday, February 5th 2016 10:29 PM
A news reporter was sexually assaulted live on TV when a man came behind her and grabbed her breast. The unnamed man, whose face we have blurred, made a series of faces and mimicked a sexual act behind her as his friends joined in. He then touched Esmeralda Labye's breast during the live television feed. The Belgian journalist, from
Friday, February 5th 2016 01:40 PM
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has declared a state of disaster in rural parts of the country hit by a drought.An estimated 2.4 million people are now in need of food aid, more than a quarter of the population.The announcement comes days after the EU urged Mr Mugabe to declare a state of disaster so donors can raise money quickly to provide
Opinion
    Modern Yemen was established after a merge of two sovereign states- the Northern Yemen Arab Republic (North Yemen) and People Democratic Republic of Yemen
There is a lot more to make one confident about the Arab world than there is to cause despair. This may be a surprise, as every day we have to cope with more grim news; from Syria and Libya where
Extremism, especially violent extremism, is a scourge on the planet. Those who promote extremist ideologies or sponsor acts of violence in the name of Islam cannot be condoned or supported by anyone
The port of the most charming and enchanting city in Yemen- Aden- is one of the oldest and most ancient ports in the country. Its importance and strategic location contributed to its fame that can be
  Alas! I begin my speech with this word.,it reflects a deep sorrow in my heart. Innocent people were killed without remorse just because they wanted to help us! This is a Crime!! What happened
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