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US: 94-year-old wanted in sexual assault charges, lawyer says client near death
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US: 94-year-old wanted in sexual assault charges, lawyer says client near death

A lawyer for a 94-year-old man charged with sexually assaulting campers in Wyoming decades ago said Tuesday that his client is near death in northern Michigan and may not make it to the weekend.

Mizoram: Primary school-teacher arrested for sexually abusing 32 kids
India

Mizoram: Primary school-teacher arrested for sexually abusing 32 kids

A primary school teacher has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing 32 students in Champhai district of Mizoram.

In UK, town of Rotherham forced to look inward after child abuse revelations
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In UK, town of Rotherham forced to look inward after child abuse revelations

Some of the girls, as old as 11, were trafficked to cities from Rotherham where they were gang-raped by groups of men, predominately of Pakistani heritage.

Man arrested for raping minor, making video clip of the act
India

Man arrested for raping minor, making video clip of the act

A man was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl and making a video clip of the act, police said today.

Former child model drops sex abuse case against X-men director Bryan Singer
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Former child model drops sex abuse case against X-men director Bryan Singer

Egan, 31, accused Singer of sexually abusing him during trips to Hawaii in 1999, when Egan was 17.

Child sexual abuse victims in British town demand compensation
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Child sexual abuse victims in British town demand compensation

A string of child abuse victims in a northern English town have launched claims for compensation, lawyers said today, as outrage grew.

Close to 1,400 children sexually exploited by Asians in UK town
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Close to 1,400 children sexually exploited by Asians in UK town

About 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the northern England town of Rotherham, a report concluded on Tuesday.

Bangalore couple arrested for physically abusing 13-yr-old domestic help
India

Bangalore couple arrested for physically abusing 13-yr-old domestic help

A couple has been arrested for allegedly ill-treating a 13-year-old domestic help, who is now recovering at a government hospital here, police said today.

US: Indian couple arrested for 'unspeakable physical abuse' of daughter
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US: Indian couple arrested for 'unspeakable physical abuse' of daughter

An Indian couple has been arrested in US for subjecting their 12-year-old daughter to "unspeakable physical abuse" for months by starving her and beating her.

 Man seeks to sue Michael Jackson for abuse, five years after death
Entertainment

Man seeks to sue Michael Jackson for abuse, five years after death

Filings by Safechuck's attorneys alleged that Michael Jackson, who died in 2009, "brainwashed" the youngster into believing the abuses were "acts of love."

France: Father beats infant, then posts pic on Facebook for fun
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France: Father beats infant, then posts pic on Facebook for fun

A French father who posted a photo of his one-month-old infant showing injuries on Facebook "for fun" has been booked on abuse charges.

Bangalore rape case: Goonda Act to be used against accused, says CM
India

Bangalore rape case: Goonda Act to be used against accused, says CM

Bangalore has been rocked by protests ever since the story of the six-year-old's rape inside the school premises broke.

Suspected robbers in Pakistan say police hacked off their hands
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Suspected robbers in Pakistan say police hacked off their hands

BAHAWALPUR Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani police chopped off the left hands of two men accused of theft after they refused to confess to stealing electrical wire and mobile phones, the victims told Reuters on Monday. The two men, Ghulam Mustafa, 38, and Liaquat Ali, 42, said that police hacked off their hands with a large butcher's knife on Friday. "Four or five policemen held me down and cut my hand

Afghan president fumes at prisoner deal made behind his back - source
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Afghan president fumes at prisoner deal made behind his back - source

KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan president is angry at being kept in the dark over a deal to free five Taliban leaders in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier, and accuses Washington of failing to back a peace plan for the war-torn country, a senior source said on Monday. The five prisoners were flown to Qatar on Sunday as part of a secret agreement to release Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who left Afghanistan for Germany on the same day.

UN report details child abuses by Syria rebels, government troops
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UN report details child abuses by Syria rebels, government troops

Western-backed opposition groups in Syria are recruiting refugee children in neighboring countries and Syrian government forces are detaining and torturing children with rebel links, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said in a report on Tuesday.

Thane couple booked for torturing, starving 11-year-old domestic
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Thane couple booked for torturing, starving 11-year-old domestic

Accused Sarjil Ansari (36) was booked along with his wife Farhat (32) on Sunday after the minor girl approached police with the help of her neighbours in the housing complex at Ghodbunder Road

Why activists are unhappy with Google banning child abuse search terms
Tech

Why activists are unhappy with Google banning child abuse search terms

Google's plans to display warnings above search results for the 13,000 terms which have been linked to explicit child abuse terms doesn't have everyone happy - the move is being criticised by online rights campaigners, as well as some child rights activists

Why activists are unhappy with Google banning child abuse search terms
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Why activists are unhappy with Google banning child abuse search terms

Google's plans to display warnings above search results for the 13,000 terms which have been linked to explicit child abuse terms doesn't have everyone happy - the move is being criticised by online rights campaigners, as well as some child rights activists

Delhi Air hostess who tortured 13-year-old maid sent to judicial custody
India

Delhi Air hostess who tortured 13-year-old maid sent to judicial custody

Metropolitan Magistrate Ashok Kumar, during an in-camera proceeding, remanded Air India Airhostess Bira Thoibi to judicial custody till 13 November after the Delhi Police said she was not required for custodial interrogation.

Pune horror: Woman sells daughter to rapist for Rs 1 lakh
India

Pune horror: Woman sells daughter to rapist for Rs 1 lakh

In a shocking case of child abuse, a 12-year-old girl was sold to a man by her mother for Rs 1 lakh. The man had allegedly raped the girl before she was sold off.