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Indian court jails self-styled "godman" for 10 years for rape

Indian court jails self-styled "godman" for 10 years for rape

An Indian judge sentenced a self-styled "godman", whose followers went on a deadly rampage after he was convicted of rape last week, to 10 years' jail on Monday.

India detains hundreds, cancels 300 trains after clashes over 'rape guru' kill 30

India detains hundreds, cancels 300 trains after clashes over 'rape guru' kill 30

Indian authorities have arrested hundreds of people and cancelled more than 300 trains passing through two northern states after at least 30 people were killed in violent protests following the conviction of a self-styled 'godman'.

11 dead in Indian protests after godman convicted of rape

11 dead in Indian protests after godman convicted of rape

At least 11 people were killed and scores injured as violent protests erupted in India on Friday after a court convicted a self-styled "godman" of raping two women, angering thousands of his supporters who said he was innocent, police and lawyers said.

N Korea cancels UN chief visit, claims nuke breakthrough

N Korea cancels UN chief visit, claims nuke breakthrough

The North had claimed this month it successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile, which would allow the deployment of nuclear weapons far beyond the Korean peninsula.