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Rape case involving girl, 11, forces change in French law

Rape case involving girl, 11, forces change in French law

The law in France now states: "Committing a sexual offence against a minor under the age of 15 without violence, constraint, threat or surprise is punished by five years' imprisonment and a fine of €75,000 (£66,000, $88,000)". Following the encounter, the girl, who is of Congolese descent, became pregnant and subsequently gave birth to a baby which her family made a decision to place in foster care out of fear of being condemned in the community. Consulte Mais Informação

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Papua New Guinea ups pressure on refugees to leave Australian camp

Papua New Guinea ups pressure on refugees to leave Australian camp

They are barred from resettling in Australia and Canberra has struggled to transfer them to third countries. Manus Island refugees said they were advised on Saturday by officials their eviction deadline would be extended another 24-hours, by which point they would be forcibly removed from the processing camp which had been without food, water or medical supplies for almost two weeks. Consulte Mais Informação

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Clubbing corruption references: Nawaz challenges NAB court's verdict in IHC

Clubbing corruption references: Nawaz challenges NAB court's verdict in IHC

The court that the accounts possess $3992, 4272 Euros, 207 pounds and Rs382,381 in the four accounts respectively. The Islamabad High Court had earlier asked the accountability court to review Nawaz Sharif's application. Judge Mohammad Bashir had issued non-bailable arrest warrants against them on Oct 2, which are still in effect. During the Flagship Investment Limited reference hearing, the statement of Investigating Officer Muhammad Kamran was documented wherein he stated that terming ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Soldier, militant killed in an encounter in South Kashmir's Kulgam district

Soldier, militant killed in an encounter in South Kashmir's Kulgam district

Based on a specific information, the Special Operations Group (SOG) Kulgam and 9 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) of the Army cordoned off Nowbug Kund, Qazigund area of Kulgam. As the search operation was in progress the militants opened fire, triggering off a gunfight. Following the militant killings, massive protests rocked their hometowns at Palhalan and Sopore. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tehran Refuses to Heed Macron's Call for Talks over Ballistic Program

Tehran Refuses to Heed Macron's Call for Talks over Ballistic Program

The deal between Tehran and six world powers including France, Russia, the US, China, Germany, and the United Kingdom involves the removal of sanctions in exchange for Iran curbing its nuclear program. "UN reports on exacerbating humanitarian crisis in Yemen should not be ignored", said Mr. Qassemi expressing deep regret at how the westerners have undertaken a meaningful silence over Saudi crimes in Yemen, incessant bombarding of civilian centers and venues, and the ruthless murder of women, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Growth slows in China property investment

Growth slows in China property investment

China produced 283.54 million tonnes of coal in October, up 1.5 percent from a year ago, the data from the National Statistics Bureau showed. The reading, though it met economists' estimates, was the second slowest this year. Property investment expanded at 7.8% in the January-October period, though Mr. Liu expects it to be below total investment growth next year and expects slower home sales will mean demand for furniture, home appliances and construction materials will shrink accordingly. Consulte Mais Informação

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Coalition to Gradually Reopen Yemen's Seaports, Airports

Coalition to Gradually Reopen Yemen's Seaports, Airports

For ports in rebel-held or disputed territories, such as the city of Hodeida, the mission said it has asked the U.N.to send a team of experts to discuss ways to make sure weapons can't be smuggled in. The decision followed the interception of a missile launched towards the Saudi capital Riyadh, an act described by the alliance as a "dangerous escalation" by the Iran-allied Houthi militia - which controls large segments of Yemen. Consulte Mais Informação

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Taliban kill 8 policemen in western Afghanistan attack

A series of Taliban attacks over six hours on more than a dozen Afghan checkpoints killed 22 police and wounded 15 in the southern province of Kandahar, police said on Tuesday. Twenty two policemen also lost their lives in the clash, officials confirmed . Security situation has been improving in Kandahar, the former stronghold of Taliban, over the last months, as security forces have conducted search and cordon operations across the province. Consulte Mais Informação

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Philippine president says he once stabbed a person to death

Asked about the war on drugs, the official said "our side is going to be talking about the drug war and ways in which that war could be prosecuted that conform with Philippine law and global norms for human rights". Duterte, who has always been a critic of the USA, has been under fire by human rights groups for his government's war on drugs, which has taken the lives of thousands of Filipinos. Consulte Mais Informação

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Saudi Arabia says it will reopen Yemen's airports and seaports

Saudi Arabia says it will reopen Yemen's airports and seaports

He said Lebanon was at risk of Arab economic sanctions because of what he described as interventions in Yemen and Bahrain by the powerful, Iran-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah, which is part of the coalition government Hariri has led. Trump tweeted on Monday that he had "great confidence in King Salman and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia" following the mass arrests - the biggest such purge of the kingdom's affluent elite in its modern history. Consulte Mais Informação

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2nd Generation Apple HomePod Will Have Face ID

We see trends that engineers are designing smart speakers that will not only come with voice recognition but also incorporate features such as facial and image recognition. Jeff Pu , an analyst at Yuanta Investment Consulting, said Apple could roll out HomePods with 3D-sensing cameras in 2019. After all, it is one of the biggest tech companies in the world. Consulte Mais Informação

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Two at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon

Two at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon

The shooting occurred at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon, a fire official confirmed to WKYC-TV . Seese was the Medical Director of the Noninvasive Cardiovascular Lab at the hospital. Still, the hospital and nearby schools went into lockdown after the shooting. He says the shooter had parked next to the doctor's vehicle and that he died from a gunshot wound to the head. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amber Alert issued for 3-year-old boy

Amber Alert issued for 3-year-old boy

Police describe the boy as having brown hair, brown eyes, and weighing around 32 pounds. Officers were looking for a 1998 green Ford Mustang with Texas license plate DD2P676 in connection with the abduction. The vehicle has a ripped black convertible top, front left damage, right tail light out, back glass falling out and a portable gas tank visible. The San Antonio Police Department is using their helicopter's to assist in the search. Consulte Mais Informação

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