• Kuwait Times

    Muslims flee village at the centre of rape crisis

    Indian PM confronted by angry protests in London RASANA: There are no Muslims left in the village of Rasana, which has become a symbol of India’s rape crisis after the brutal murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl blamed on Hindu men. Police say the girl was raped and killed as part of an attempt by some of the village’s majority Hindus to evict Bakarwal Muslim nomads, who graze their cattle in the hills in the summer months. It seems to have worked: the girl’s family has headed for the Kashmir hills under police protection. Other Muslim families in the community of around 100 people all left after the rape in January. At the empty home of the dead girl’s family, five armed police kept guard

  • CNN

    John Cena and Nikki Bella end engagement

    In September 2017, Fergie and Josh Duhamel announced they were separating after eight years of marriage. "To give our family the best opportunity to adjust, we wanted to keep this a private matter before sharing it with the public," the couple said in a joint statement. "We are and will always be united in our support of each other and our family."

  • CNN

    Watch passenger video inside Southwest plane

    Marty Martinez, a passenger aboard Southwest Airlines flight 1380 that made an emergency landing after engine failure, says that the landing was so violent, he thought they were crashing. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

  • Kuwait Times

    For Pakistani dockworkers in Dubai, kushti is a way of life

    ‘Kushti is our tradition. It’s where we come to de-stress’ Every Friday evening in Dubai’s bustling Deira district, a sandy lot is transformed into the ring of champions. It is kushti wrestling night and Kala Pehlwan is ready to fight. As the sun sinks below towering palm trees, dozens of men-many in tunics, others in T-shirts-begin to form a perfect circle. Most are Pakistani or Indian, from the cross-border region of Punjab, where kushti is a beloved pastime. They are also a pillar of the United Arab Emirates’ workforce. Veteran wrestlers, now referees, pour water over the inner ring to minimize dust. A peanut vendor drags a rickety cart around the circle, tending to the crowd-now three rows

  • CNN

    Three US men face life in jail over murder-for-hire killing of Filipino woman

    (CNN)Three men, including a former US soldier, were found guilty in a New York court Wednesday of taking tens of thousands of dollars to murder a woman in the Philippines in 2012. Speaking after the verdict, US Attorney Geoffrey Berman described the case in a statement as "horrifying," with details "usually seen in action movies." "(These men) conspired to end the lives of people overseas whom they had never met. Today a unanimous jury convicted them for their craven indifference to human life," he said. US citizens Joseph Manuel Hunter, 52, Adam Samia, 43, and Carl David Stillwell, 50, were all found guilty of conspiring to kidnap and murder as part of a murder-for-hire scheme following the

  • Arab News

    Australia confirms Australian, who plotted to blow up UAE-bound flight, detained in Iraq

    CANBERRA, Australia: Australia’s government has confirmed that an Australian has been detained in Iraq after a media report that a Daesh commander suspected of masterminding a plot to blow up an airline flight from Sydney last year and an Australian relative were captured. Australian Broadcasting Corp. cited anonymous Australian officials in reporting on Wednesday that Lebanese commander Tarek Khayat and his relative Ahmed Merhi have been detained in Iraq since earlier this year. Australian police allege Merhi communicated with a homegrown Daesh cell behind several Sydney plots, including the 2015 fatal shooting of a police accountant outside the state police headquarters. Australian police also

  • CNN

    Nikki Haley: I don't get confused

    US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley responds to Trump aide Larry Kudlow's remarks that she got ahead ahead of herself in announcing new sanctions on Russia. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.