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Indian President signs ordinance on death penalty for child rape

Indian President signs ordinance on death penalty for child rape

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has signed an ordinance that allows stringent punishments for sexual violence against children, including the death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years.

Asean breaks deadlock on South China Sea, Beijing thanks Cambodia

Asean breaks deadlock on South China Sea, Beijing thanks Cambodia

Southeast Asian nations overcame days of deadlock when the Philippines dropped a request for their joint statement to mention a landmark legal ruling on the South China Sea, after objections from Cambodia.