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Shoshana B Roberts records 10 hours of harassment walking through New York

Video of actress Shoshana B. Roberts being harassed on New York street goes viral

Agencies, New York A video that shows a woman being pestered by men on the streets of New York has gone viral, sparking renewed debate about harassment endured by women and minority groups. The two-minute video shows actress Shoshana B. Roberts...

‘America is not defined by fear’: Obama hits back over Christie’s calls for Ebola quarantine

Agencies, Washington President Barack Obama (left) condemned New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie (top right) on Tuesday for forcing a nurse who cared for Ebola patients into a quarantine tent after she returned from Africa’s disaster...

China says Afghan president vows to help China fight extremists

Agencies, Beijing Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has pledged to help China fight Islamist extremists, a senior Chinese official said on Tuesday, after Ghani met President Xi Jinping in Beijing on his first visit abroad since his September...

John Tory waves with his wife Barbara Hackett after being elected as mayor in Toronto

John Tory waves with his wife Barbara Hackett after being elected as mayor in Toronto.

Brazil’s Rousseff re-elected by grateful working-class, country divided

Agencies, Brazil Despite opposition from nearly half of Brazil’s voters, leftist President Dilma Rousseff won re-election on Sunday and will have another four years to try to revive growth in a once-booming economy gone stagnant. The 66-year-old...

Vietnam’s PM arrives in capital; to hold talks with Modi today

Agencies, New Delhi Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrived here this evening from Gaya in Bihar, from where he began his two-day visit to India this morning. Mr Dung will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a wide range...

UK ends Afghan combat operations

Agencies, Kabul The last UK base in Afghanistan has been handed over to the control of Afghan security forces, ending British combat operations in the country. The union flag was lowered at Camp Bastion, while Camp Leatherneck – the adjoining...
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British woman, 24, dies during operation on her tailbone at Bangkok beauty clinic

Agencies, Bangkok: A 24-year-old British woman has died at a beauty clinic in Thailand after apparently undergoing cosmetic surgery on her tailbone. The woman stopped breathing after being given an anesthetic during an operation on Thursday...