Two months ago, a young woman was gang raped and flung from a moving bus in Delhi. On Tuesday, court proceedings against her alleged attackers began.
Germany's panel investigating NSA espionage will not decide whether to summon whistleblower Edward Snowden until after Chancellor Merkel's US visit. Proof, the opposition claims, that the panel is a "toothless tiger."
India's top court has for the first time recognized a third gender, paving the way for millions of people to join the mainstream. The ruling aims at giving transgender Indians a legal status, better protection and jobs.
A majority of Brazilians said victims of rape and other forms of sexual harassment are to blame for the crimes committed against them. Many of the victims are under 18 and most know their attacker.
Voters have been going to the polls in the third phase of India’s general election. Results of the voting for the lower house of parliament won’t be known for more than a month.
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