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Praise, unease as police kill rape accused

Praise, unease as police kill rape accused

Police shot dead four men yesterday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian near Hyderabad city, an action applauded by her family and many citizens outraged over sexual violence against women.

Experts say Duterte cannot cancel water agreements

Experts say Duterte cannot cancel water agreements

Legal and political experts agree that President Rodrigo Duterte has basis for rescinding concession agreements with water concessionaires, but he cannot arbitrarily do so.

Randi Zuckerberg says she finds Pakistan the ‘friendliest’ country

Randi Zuckerberg says she finds Pakistan the ‘friendliest’ country

The third and final day of AdAsia 2019 belonged to Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. She kept the packed hall spellbound during her one-hour lecture, describing Pakistan as the friendliest country.

De Lima among FT’s ‘most influential’ women of year

De Lima among FT’s ‘most influential’ women of year

The Financial Times (FT) has named detained Sen. Leila de Lima as one of its 16 “most influential” women of the year together with climate activist Greta Thunberg.

ICC report claims abuses were committed during drug war

ICC report claims abuses were committed during drug war

The International Criminal Court (ICC) yesterday reported that Philippine law enforcers were involved in the rape of women targeted in the drug war.

More Chileans get on their bicycles as protests hobble public transport

More Chileans get on their bicycles as protests hobble public transport

Chileans are increasingly turning to bikes to get to work after weeks of rioting have hobbled Santiago’s metro system, destroyed hundreds of stop lights and left broken glass and debris littering its once-orderly streets.

Chile performance artists’ anthem against sexual violence goes viral

Chile performance artists’ anthem against sexual violence goes viral

From quiet beginnings just a few weeks ago, The Rapist is You! – the creation of four performance artists from a Chilean feminist group – has turned into a mighty global roar against sexual violence.

Mexico eyes security co-operation with US

Mexico eyes security co-operation with US

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said yesterday that his government is not at odds with the Trump administration after what he called good meetings on security with US Attorney-General William Barr on Thursday.

Merkel voices ‘deep shame’ on visit to Auschwitz

Merkel voices ‘deep shame’ on visit to Auschwitz

Angela Merkel visited the former Auschwitz Nazi death camp yesterday for the first time as chancellor and said that admitting Nazi crimes is a key part of Germany’s identity that could combat growing anti-Semitism.

Ukraine president meets frontline troops

Ukraine president meets frontline troops

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy visited frontline troops yesterday as he geared up for his first face-to-face talks with Russia’s Vladimir Putin on the five-year conflict in eastern Ukraine.

French PM says pension reform is unavoidable

French PM says pension reform is unavoidable

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said yesterday that nationwide strikes in the public sector would not weaken his resolve to reform the pension system, but promised that workers would be spared a brutal transition to the new regime.

Top Indonesia official warns on risk of spike in graft

Top Indonesia official warns on risk of spike in graft

An Indonesian anti-corruption investigator, who was partially blinded in an acid attack in 2017, said yesterday a new law governing the country’s anti-graft agency could unleash a spike in corruption in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy.

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