Kate Raftery

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Village 'justice' in West Bengal: 'This is our way. We don't go to the police'

In Subalpur poverty, illiteracy and mistrust of outsiders form the background to the gang-rape of a 20-year-old by her neighbours<p>If there are clues to explain what happened, they lie behind the open door of the third hut on the left at the entrance to the poor, remote village of Subalpur.<p>It was …

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William Hague confirms UK plans to accept 'vulnerable' Syrian refugees

Foreign secretary says government is actively considering which Syrians should be allowed to come to Britain<p>William Hague, the foreign secretary, has confirmed the UK is working on a plan to accept "particularly vulnerable" refugees from Syria.<p>Downing Street had been resisting the idea of accepting …

Report: NK executes shamed general's family

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has ordered the execution of his uncle's entire family, including his children and relatives serving as ambassadors to Cuba and Malaysia, according to South Korea's state news agency, Yonhap.<p>Jang Song-thaek, a once powerful North Korean military general, was …