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Another woman lynched in India after WhatsApp rumours

Another woman lynched in India after WhatsApp rumours

A mob lynched a woman in India after rumours circulated on WhatsApp about child kidnappers, police said on Monday, days after the messaging firm said it was curbing the forwarding of messages. More than 20 people have been killed in similar incidents in the past two months, leaving both the Indian authorities and Facebook-owned WhatsApp […]

Harvey Weinstein charged with sex crime against a third woman

Harvey Weinstein charged with sex crime against a third woman

Harvey Weinstein was charged Monday with a sex crime against a third woman, as New York prosecutors continue building cases against the former Hollywood studio boss whose downfall ushered in the #MeToo movement. Manhattan’s district attorney announced the charges in an updated indictment, saying Weinstein performed a forcible sex act on the woman in 2006. […]

Former woman KP MPA sues Imran for defamation

Former woman KP MPA sues Imran for defamation

PESHAWAR: Member of the former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Bibi Fauzia on Thursday filed a defamation suit with the Peshawar district and sessions judge against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan over the charge of horse-trading in the Senate elections.The suit meant for the recovery of Rs5 billion as damages from the PTI chief was assigned to […]

First woman CIA director sworn in

First woman CIA director sworn in

Veteran CIA officer Gina Haspel was sworn in as the agency’s first female director Monday, hailing the “heroines” who had gone before her and expressing hope she and her team would be “role models.” The 61-year-old Haspel, a Russia specialist who spent her career in the Central Intelligence Agency’s clandestine service, takes over from Mike […]

Muslim man, Jewish woman pray together at tribute to Manchester attack victims

Muslim man, Jewish woman pray together at tribute to Manchester attack victims

By Reuters MANCHESTER:  A Muslim man comforted an elderly Jewish women and the pair prayed together at a floral tribute in the centre of Manchester in a symbol of the city’s unity following a suicide bomb attack which killed at least 22 people. Sadiq Patel came and comforted Renee Rachel Black, who was visibly upset, […]

Indian woman ‘forced to marry Pakistani man’ repatriated

Indian woman ‘forced to marry Pakistani man’ repatriated

By News Desk Indian national Uzma who alleged she was forced and duped into marrying a Pakistani man was repatriated to her country on Thursday following court orders. Indian external affairs ministers Sushma Swaraj welcomed Uzma as she returned to India via the Wagah border. “Uzma – Welcome home India’s daughter. I am sorry for […]

Indian woman abducts lover at gunpoint on his wedding night

Indian woman abducts lover at gunpoint on his wedding night

By News Desk A young woman abducted a groom from his wedding at gunpoint in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. So far, there are no clues about the kidnapped groom’s whereabouts. People said the young man and his abductress had been in a relationship, before things went awry and the jilted woman took this ‘drastic’ […]

Afghan woman seeks to become youngest to make solo round-the-world flight

Afghan woman seeks to become youngest to make solo round-the-world flight

AFPShaesta Waiz, Afghanistan s first female certified civilian pilot and a recent graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, arrives in Montreal, Canada, May 15, 2017 on the third leg of her round-the-world solo flight. PHOTO: AFP MONTREAL:  An Afghan pilot hoping to become the youngest woman in history to complete a solo round-the-world flight was preparing […]

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