World News | Reuters | Saturday July 11, 2015
Saying he too had made mistakes and sinned, Pope Francis on Friday urged inmates at one of Latin America's most violent prisons to shun gang violence and exhorted guards to treat them with dignity.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 23, 2015
Government security forces killed 42 suspected drug cartel henchmen and suffered one fatality in a firefight in western Mexico on Friday, an official said, one of the bloodiest shootouts in a decade of gang violence wracking the country.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday May 7, 2015
In a shocking incident at Madhyamgram on Kolkata's northern outskirts, men on motorcycles shot dead two people travelling in a car on a flyover. The driver of the car drove straight to the Panihati general hospital.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 11, 2015
Mexican authorities have arrested the suspected leaders of the Independent Cartel of Acapulco, one of the drug gangs responsible for the Pacific resort's deadly violence, officials said Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 2, 2015
El Salvador voted on Sunday in tightly contested congressional elections, with President Salvador Sanchez Ceren seeking broader legislative support for his efforts to fight gang violence racking the country.
Opinion | Brinda Karat | Saturday January 24, 2015
On January 22nd, the Madras High Court issued a show cause notice to the Tamil Nadu police. The case has not received the attention it should have. This is what it is about. A 16-year-old hearing and speech impaired girl is brutally gangraped. She is found unconscious in a field adjoining her father's small farm. Her body bears the marks of bruta...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Mexican federal forces disarmed a southern city's entire police corps and took over security Monday after officers were accused of colluding with a gang in violence that left 43 students missing.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 31, 2014
The Philippines was preparing on Thursday to evacuate 13,000 citizens from Libya as violence raged and after a Filipino worker was beheaded and a nurse was gang-raped there.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 7, 2014
A gruesome video showing three beheaded inmates in a northeastern Brazilian jail hit by rampant gang violence was aired on Tuesday on the website of the daily Folha de Sao Paulo.
India News | Agencies | Tuesday September 10, 2013
Four men have been convicted today for December's fatal gang rape of a student on a moving bus in Delhi. The barbarous assault drove mass protests, tougher sex laws and police reforms but the tide of violence against women shows little sign of abating.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 19, 2013
An armed gang has raided a northern Nigerian village and killed 48 people in an apparent reprisal attack targeting a local vigilante group, a state official said on Wednesday.
India News | Reuters | Thursday February 7, 2013
A 17-year-old South African girl has died of injuries received in a gang rape at the weekend, provoking rare cries of outrage on Wednesday in a country with a high level of sexual violence.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday February 6, 2013
Six Spanish tourists were raped by a gang of armed, masked men in the Mexican resort of Acapulco, the latest chapter of violence that has tarnished the once-glamorous Pacific coast resort.
India News | Tara John | Wednesday January 30, 2013
On Sunday the 27th of January, a vigil was held in Singapore during the early evening to honor the memory of 'Amanat' (NOT her real name) ; a young woman whose brutal attack in Delhi and eventual passing not only appalled the nation of India but stimulated soul-searching across the world regarding the misogyny and violence countless women face.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 7, 2013
An Asian-origin teenager has been awarded a seven-year sentence for repeatedly stabbing a university student while trying to defend his girlfriend during a violent gang attack.
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 27, 2012
A zilla panchayat member was hacked to death by a gang on the outskirts of Bangalore, police said. They added that the panchayat member's gunman managed to kill one of the assailants.