Turkey About To Clear Men Of Statutory Rape If They Marry Victim

Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag defended the bill on national television on Friday, saying it was a response to the "unfortunate reality" of child marriage in Turkey's conservative society. A petition on urging the authorities to block the legislation has received over 600,000 signatures. Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said the pardon would be applied only once on past convictions and would cover only those offences committed before November 11, 2016.

Road Traffic Victims Remembered Today

Road Traffic Victims Remembered Today

Transport ministers, police chiefs and road safety campaigners on both sides of the border have issued a joint appeal urging motorists to remember those who died and to take more care on the roads. Assistant Chief Constable Alan Todd said his officers have had to call at the homes of 59 families already this year to deliver devastating news that one of their loved ones has been killed on the roads.

Islamic State stockpiling chemicals, executing dozens

Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul was overrun by Daesh in mid-2014, along with vast swathes of territory in northern and western Iraq . Last week, Amnesty International reported that fighters from the Sab'awi tribe, who are part of the Mosul operation, tortured civilians with electric shocks and placed them in cages while some were tied up to vehicles and paraded in the streets.

Palestinian killed in clashes at Gaza-Israel border

Hundreds of Muslims in Israel and the Gaza Strip demonstrated on Friday against a bill to limit the volume of calls to prayer at mosques in the Jewish state. "Israel has committed several violations against Palestinian children, including firing live ammunition against them, detaining them and [keeping them] without food and water in addition to beating and intimidation", it said.

Electors almost always follow the vote in their state

Separately, I also interviewed delegates who were going to be voting on the nominee and platform. Since Hillary Clinton won most of the popular votes in Vermont and New Hampshire, the Democratic party electors go to the Electoral College.

Train in northern India derails, killing at least 30 people

Train in northern India derails, killing at least 30 people

However, rescuers moved cautiously because some of the coaches were precariously tilted, and there was a danger that they could topple over, possibly injuring those trapped inside. Indore-Patna Express derailed in Kanpur: In an unfortunate incident that took place today, the Indore-Patna Express derailed in Kanpur and took over 100 lives and leaving more than 200 people injured.