Society

Malaysian mother arrested for prostituting her 14-year-old daughter - 10/09/2017

Kuala Lumpur - A 30-year-old woman in Malaysia was arrested for allegedly forcing her teenage daughter into prostitution, local media reported Monday.   The mother in Sarawak state was "trying...

Nobel Peace Prize for work to prevent 'catastrophic' nuclear weapons - 10/08/2017

OSLO, Lennart Simonsson and Ella Joyner (dpa) - An anti-nuclear weapons campaign group that highlighted "the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons" was named the...

Las Vegas killer lived secret life, spent decades acquiring weapons - 10/05/2017

LAS VEGAS, Martin Bialecki and Gretel Johnston (dpa)- Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock spent "decades acquiring weapons and ammo and living a secret life" before he carried out Sunday's mass...

Memo in Vatican vault suggests Church role in case of missing girl - 09/19/2017

ROME, Alvise Armellini (dpa) - An Italian journalist has discovered a Vatican memo of questionable authenticity suggesting that the Catholic Church knew the whereabouts of a teenage girl who vanished...

Peace needs 'a distinct kind of moral courage,' Pope tells Colombians - 09/12/2017

BOGOTA, Georg Ismar (dpa) - Pope Francis called Thursday on the Colombian people not to let up in the struggle for cooperation after reaching a peace pact with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of...

Oh poo! Student describes how Tinder date ended in bizarre rescue - 09/09/2017

LONDON, Bill Smith (dpa) - A student's Tinder date in the British city of Bristol ended in a bizarre fashion after the woman he met got wedged upside down in a narrow gap between two windows while...

In their own words: Berlin support groups give refugee women a voice - 07/31/2017

BERLIN, Basma Elmahdy (dpa)- Displaced by war, women from the Arab world found security in Germany - and the harsh reality of coming to terms with loss in an alien environment. Berlin's support...

'Assassin's Creed' heading for Egypt to reignite gamers - 06/13/2017

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES, Glenn Chapman- Ubisoft's blockbuster "Assassin's Creed" video game is heading for Egypt, taking the serial's storyline back to an ancient world and overhauling play to...

S.Africa's pre-teen queen with 'rainmaking' powers - 06/12/2017

MIDRAND, SOUTH AFRICA, Susan Njanji- She is a 12-year-old schoolgirl who aspires to become a doctor. But Masalanabo Modjadji is no ordinary pre-teen -- she is South Africa's only female traditional...

Cosby admitted he was a 'sick man,' mother tells sex-assault trial - 06/08/2017

NORRISTOWN, UNITED STATES, Thomas Urbain- The mother of the main accuser in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial told the jury on Wednesday that the disgraced US megastar admitted in a telephone...
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