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Chile summons for suspect in Japanese student's death

SANTIAGO: Chile’s Supreme Court has issued a summons for a Chilean man suspected of killing a Japanese student in France in December, officials said on Wednesday (Feb 8). The suspect, 26-year-old Nicolas Zepeda Contreras, is “summoned to appear on Tuesday, February 14,” said a statement from the country’s highest court. Zepeda has been identified as… Read More »

Indian coal mine death toll rises to 16, some still trapped

BHUBANESWAR, India: The death toll in an Indian coal mine collapse rose to 16 on Saturday and could rise further, officials said, as some people are still feared trapped at a coalfield run by state-owned Coal India Limited. The accident occurred in Jharkhand state on Thursday evening at the Lalmatia mine, one of the country’s… Read More »

Nepali girl suffocates to death after being banished for menstruating

KATHMANDU, Nepal: A 15-year-old girl in western Nepal suffocated to death after being forced to stay in a poorly ventilated shed because she was menstruating in an age-old Hindu practice banned over a decade ago, police said on Tuesday. Roshani Tiruwa’s body was discovered by her father early on Sunday in mud-and-stone hut in Gajra… Read More »

Thousands of Moroccans keep up pressure over fishmonger's death

AL-HOCEIMA, Morocco: Thousands of chanting, flag-waving Moroccans protested in a northern city on Friday, keeping up pressure on authorities a week after a fishmonger was crushed to death in a garbage truck in a confrontation with police. The death of Mouhcine Fikri has prompted a week of street protests in some of the biggest and… Read More »

Protests erupt in Morocco after fishmonger crushed to death

RABAT: Thousands of outraged Moroccans held protests in several cities on Sunday after a fishmonger in the northern town of Al-Hoceima was crushed to death inside a garbage truck as he tried to retrieve fish confiscated by police. The death on Friday prompted a frenzy of angry postings on social media against “Hogra”, a Maghreb… Read More »

Ireland's Duffy relishing Euro 2016 after brush with death

LILLE, France: A little over six years after almost losing his life in a training-ground accident with the Ireland team, defender Shane Duffy will probably start one of the biggest games of his career against France in the second round of Euro 2016. In his first competitive international, the 24-year-old was the cornerstone of a… Read More »