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Jordan scraps marriage loophole for rapists

Jordan scraps marriage loophole for rapists

The law had meant rapists could avoid a jail term in return for marrying their victim for at least three years. Suad Abu-Dayyeh, a consultant for the feminist campaign group Equality Now in the Middle East and north Africa region, told the Independent last month after Jordan's Royal Committee for Developing the Judiciary and Enhancing the Rule of Law first recommended getting rid of the law in February.


Spurs need to develop killer instinct, admits Harry Kane

Spurs need to develop killer instinct, admits Harry Kane

Antonio Conte: "I think that now at Chelsea we are in a period of transition". One of the best in the world. Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has played alongside Lionel Messi at Barcelona but believes Hazard will one day be a worthy successor to the 5-time Ballon d'Or victor and has advised the Belgian to be more selfish.


Digambar Kamat gets ad interim relief in mining scam

Digambar Kamat gets ad interim relief in mining scam

The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. The court granted him interim bail and fixed the next hearing for May 2. Following the revelations of the Shah report , the Mines and Geology Department had filed a complaint in 2013, and an SIT had been formed by the succeeding Bharatiya Janata Party government.



Russian Federation and Iran warn USA of 'grave consequences' over Trump strike

Syria has denied it carried out a chemical-weapons attack, but US and other Western leaders have said there was no doubt Assad's government was responsible for the attack that killed at least 70 people. However, the USA president also said that the recent missile strike against Assad's military was not the beginning of a campaign to remove the dictator, further noting that the goal is to eradicate the ISIS, NYPost reported.



Tables have turned? Top US Military Commander says Moscow arming the Taliban

No specifics or evidence were provided to support the claims which Moscow has previously denied. A top U.S. Army general has suggested during a visit to Afghanistan by U.S. "We discussed his initiative to make the government ... more responsive to all of the Afghan people, and we all recognize the challenges to this government of that effort presented by enemies of the Afghan people who refused to renounce violence", Mattis said.


Haley warns NKorea about attacking United States base or testing ICBM

Haley warns NKorea about attacking United States base or testing ICBM

North Korea separately fired what US officials said were a Scud-type missile and a midrange missile earlier this month, but the launches were analyzed as failures. "If Australia persists in following the USA moves to isolate and stifle the DPRK and remains a shock brigade of the United States master, this will be a suicidal act of coming within the range of the nuclear strike of the strategic force of the DPRK", a North Korea government statement said .