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A former child slave speaks up: How to stop modern-day slavery

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Rani Hong was just seven years old she was taken from her family in India and sold into slavery. At an age when she should have been playing with dolls and making new friends at school, she was subjected to treatment that left her close to death.<p>"I was transported to another state, …

Human Trafficking

Best Armies in the World - Top Ten List

<i>1</i> <b>United States</b><p>No doubt American army is number one in technology and also it outnumbers the other armies but the army of Pakistan is hardest …

Three 'Isil-inspired jihadists planned Remembrance Day beheading in Britain'

Trio accused of plotting to murder police officer, soldier or member of public in knives attack just weeks after Isil preacher encouraged Western atrocities<p>Three Islamist jihadists planned a Remembrance Day beheading on the streets of Britain in the name of Isil, a court heard.<p>The trio planned to …


Yazidi girl remembers horror of helicopter escape from ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was an escape from hell.<p>The terror of the ordeal she -- and so many like her -- had endured was imprinted on the face of a young girl dressed in purple, as she sat opposite me on a mercy dash away from Mount Sinjar.<p>Aziza Hamad, then 14, was one of more than 30 desperate civilians who …

South Asia
South Asia

Decapitated Syrian pilot's family launch legal complaint against Isis executioner in French court

The family of a Syrian soldier has brought civil proceedings before a French criminal court after it claimed to have recognised an French Islamic …

Inside the ISIS Blueprint for Winning

Back in 2010, ISIS was on the downswing. The terrorist group then published a think tank-like pamphlet on how to get a country of its own.<p>Despite the …

German 'Murder' Victim Petra Pazsitka Turns Up Alive 30 Years After Disappearance

A German "murder" victim has been found alive and well in Dusseldorf more than 30 years after her disappearance.<p>Petra Pazsitka's 1984 disappearance triggered a massive police search when the then-24-year-old student in Braunschweig was reported missing after failing to show up at her brother's …


Video of Tycoon Stomping on Woman's Head Reveals the Dark Side of Cambodia's Elites | VICE News

Cambodian television personality Ek Socheata obtained security camera footage showing tycoon Sok Bun dragging her to the floor, pinning her to the ground, and repeatedly punching, kicking and stamping on her head at an upscale Japanese restaurant in Phnom Penh. So she uploaded it to Facebook on …

Human Rights

Aid in Gaza: We don’t have the words to deal with this level of suffering

A humanitarian worker speaks about the emotional impact of going to Gaza one year after the last conflict started<p>Today I came to Gaza for the first time. Despite working in the occupied Palestinian territory for almost a year, Israeli entry restrictions and a precarious security situation had …


How to Protect Yourself from Violence in Prison

Whenever you go to the prison yard, there's always a chance you won't make it back. I would know: I spent ten years inside and learned how to weaponise everything from magazines to cigarette filters.<p>More on incarceration:<p>What It's Like to Live with an Ankle BraceletOn Flags, Fireworks, Hot Dogs, …


Pakistan tried to tap international web traffic via underwater cables, report says

ISI spy agency sought access to data from ‘landing sites’ passing through Karachi, privacy group claims, in push to acquire digital espionage capacity to rival US<p>Pakistani intelligence sought to tap worldwide internet traffic via underwater cables that would have given the country a digital …


Pakistan blames India for horrific 2014 Peshawar school massacre

Ahead of the National Security Advisory level talks to be held between the two nations, Pakistan has claimed that India was involved in the horrific …

Pakistan’s ‘gone girls’

NEARLY every woman in Pakistan has been witness or victim to it. A woman, an aunt, a sister, becomes pregnant. If she has daughters or even if she …

Shahid Afridi Sings 'Mauka Mauka' After India's World Cup Exit

India registered seven wins on the trot in World Cup 2015 before losing to Aussies in the World Cup 2015 semis. Pakistan, on the other hand, barely …

1.3 million killed in US ‘war on terror'

<b>More than 1.3 million people have been killed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan as a result of the so-called US war on terror in over a decade, and</b> …


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