Senegal lawmakers jailed over assault
08 January 2023 | 11:04 am
After a chaotic brawl in Senegal's parliament, two opposition lawmakers have been jailed for assaulting a pregnant colleague from the country's ruling party.
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The alleged victim - an unidentified model and dancer - has filed a lawsuit against the rapper claiming he sexually assaulted her in May 2013 after she attended his concert in Anaheim, California.
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Police in South Africa say 72 people have been killed and over 1,200 have been arrested in unrest set off by the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma. In a statement Tuesday night, police Maj. Gen. Mathapelo Peters said many of the deaths were caused by stampedes when shops were being looted.
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The fashion designer has been accused of using his business to lure women and girls and then sexually assault them. He will be extradited after facing charges in Canada.
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Alaa Abdel-Fattah's family hopes that his UK citizenship can secure his release from prison. The activist has spent much of the past decade behind bars, along with many other Egyptian political prisoners.
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Located in the French Mediterranean, Corsica is often referred to as the "island of beauty". But it's also been the scene of recent tensions. Since last month's death of jailed assassin and independence figurehead Yvan Colonna, following an attack on him by a fellow inmate, a pro-autonomy movement has been gaining ground on Corsica. Thousands have taken to the streets to call for more autonomy, with young people particularly vocal. We take you from the seafront in Ajaccio to the university town of Corte to unpick the recent crisis and the calls for change.
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Alexey Navalny now faces more jail time for "creating an extremist community." The charge comes on top of Navalny's 9 year sentence for fraud.
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US President Joe Biden has called for a ban on assault weapons during his address on gun violence following a number of mass shootings. He also urged lawmakers to strengthen background checks and pass red flag laws.
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The head of a Mexico-based evangelical megachurch has been sentenced to 16 years and eight months in prison for sexually abusing three girls.
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Iran's arrest of prominent filmmakers is part of an escalating clampdown on protesters. Human rights groups fear more backlash as Iranian women defy the regime's hijab laws in a social media campaign.
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Ryan Giggs arrives at Manchester Crown Court for the start of his trial after being accused of assault against two women.
Kevin Spacey being sued for at least £300,000 for ‘psychiatric damage’ to alleged sexual assault victim
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Kevin Spacey is reportedly being sued for hundreds of thousands of pounds for “psychiatric damage” by one of the men he is accused of sexually assaulting.
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Russian social media channels and media are sharing a doctored video that alleges Poland will form army units of "non-traditional orientation". We disprove these claims in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Ankara cited recent anti-Muslim and anti-Turkish activities in Europe as reasons for the travel warning. The move comes after four European countries updated their travel advice for Turkey.
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