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Commuters tilt train to free man's leg trapped in station's gap

Dozens of people helped rescue a fellow commuter in Australia by pushing against train carriages to free the man whose leg had slipped between the …

Parents of India rape victim decry fashion shoot that evokes attack

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian fashion shoot depicting a woman being sexually assaulted on a bus has stirred memories of the fatal gang rape of a young woman in 2012, outraging the victim’s parents and activists who have demanded action against the photographer.<p>The December 2012 …

India's PM visits disputed Kashmir zone

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has travelled to the disputed area of Kashmir, where he will become the first high-ranking political leader in 15 years to visit the Siachen glacier - dubbed the world's highest battlefield.<p>The visit on Tuesday comes amid heightened tensions in the disputed …

Gang-rape victim's father damns Indian minister for calling it a 'small incident'

India's finance minister has sparked outrage by referring to the gang-rape and death of a young physiotherapy student in Delhi in 2012 as a "small" incident that has cost the country billions of dollars in tourism.<p>Arun Jaitley, who holds two cabinet posts and is one of India's most senior leaders, …