Amnesty accuses U.N. peacekeepers of killing two, raping girl in Bangui

Aug 12, 2015

Amnesty accuses U.N. peacekeepers of killing two, raping girl in Bangui

Amnesty International on Tuesday accused United Nations peacekeepers of raping a 12-year-old girl and killing a boy and his father during an operation in Central African Republic’s capital Bangui earlier this month. The U.N. mission, set up to maintain stability as the country struggles ...

Jul 28, 2015

39 people freed from 'Shining Path troop-making camps' in Peru

Authorities in Peru rescued 39 people, including 26 children, whom Maoist Shining Path rebels were raising in bondage as future rebel troops, the government said Monday. The so-called VRAEM area of largely untouched jungle — connecting Huancayo, Ayacucho, Apurimac and Cusco — serves as ...

May 1, 2015

Ex-pro soccer player held in Sagamihara home intrusion, rape

The Kanagawa Prefectural Police said they have arrested a 26-year-old former professional soccer player on suspicion of intruding into a woman’s apartment and raping her. Sho Kamimura of Warabi, Saitama Prefecture, an employee of a medical corporation, allegedly got into a 22-year-old woman’s apartment ...

Mar 25, 2015

French elementary school principal admits sexually assaulting pupils

An elementary school head teacher confessed Tuesday to having tricked blindfolded pupils into oral sex during a workshop on experiencing new tastes, according to prosecutors. The confession followed earlier revelations the suspect obtained his job working with young children despite a 2008 conviction for ...

Mar 25, 2015

India warns Uber, Ola over resuming taxi services

Authorities in New Delhi asked Uber Technologies Inc. and its Indian rival, Ola, on Tuesday to cease operations, saying that otherwise their applications for radio-taxi licences would not be processed, letters seen by Reuters show. India ordered a halt in December to operations of ...