World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Allegations linking former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath to child sex abuse threatened fresh disgrace for Britain's political establishment today as claims of high-level historic paedophilia pile up.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 2, 2015
Two French special forces soldiers accused of sexually abusing children in Burkina Faso returned home Thursday and have been taken into custody, said a legal source.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 15, 2015
A Vatican prosecutor on Monday ordered a former Roman Catholic archbishop accused of paying for sex with children when he was a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic and of possessing child pornographic material to stand trial.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 4, 2014
Japan edged closer to banning the possession of child pornography on Wednesday, the last major developed country to do so, but paedophilia portrayed in the country's popular anime comics will be exempt.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 9, 2013
British artist Graham Ovenden, known for his paintings of young girls, was jailed for child sex offences today after judges said an initial suspended sentence was unduly lenient.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday October 1, 2013
Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu, in jail on charges of sexually assaulting a school girl, has been refused bail today by the Rajasthan High Court.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday September 18, 2013
A British man who admitted planning to kidnap, torture and eat at least one child using a sound-proofed dungeon he built in his home in Massachusetts was sentenced to nearly 27 years in U.S. prison on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 5, 2013
The Vatican has recalled its ambassador to the Dominican Republic and relieved him of his duties pending an investigation, after local media accused him of paedophilia, a spokesman for the Roman Catholic Church said on Wednesday.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday May 16, 2013
The FBI found images of what appears to be a dead infant with the words "nepi-rape" scrawled on her bare belly during a child pornography investigation, US court records show.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 3, 2013
Dutch paedophile group Martijn, which argues for society's acceptance of consensual sex between children and adults, cannot be banned, an appeals court said on Tuesday, overturning a 2012 ruling.
World News | Reuters | Saturday March 16, 2013
A South African cardinal who helped elect Pope Francis this week has told the BBC paedophilia is an illness and not a crime.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 20, 2013
Activists fighting for truth and justice for victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests hold out little hope for progress under the next pope as controversy brews over a US cardinal who covered up for predator clerics.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 27, 2012
The head of the BBC's governing body insisted on Tuesday he had to give director-general George Entwistle a huge pay-off when he quit in the wake of paedophilia scandals engulfing the corporation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 11, 2012
The Catholic Church in the Australian state of Victoria on Thursday denied claims by police that it deliberately covered up paedophilia and talked victims out of reporting sexual abuse.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday March 21, 2011
British nationals Duncan Grant and Alan Waters, who were charged with sexual abuse of minor children at the Anchorage shelter home for street children in Mumbai, were arrested by the city police today.Grant, 67, and Allan, 63, were arrested from the Mahatma Phule Nagar slum in Cuffe Parade of South Mumbai, senior Inspector at Colaba police station ...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday March 18, 2011
The Supreme Court today overturned the acquittal of British nationals Duncan Grant and Alan Waters, who had been charged with child sexual abuse at the Anchorage shelter home for street children in Mumbai. The men, who ran the shelter, had been convicted by a trial court in 2006 after five minor boys from the shelter testified against them. But in ...
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday July 7, 2010
Internationally acclaimed Russian pianist and conductor Mikhail Vasillievich Pletnev has been charged with raping a 14-year-old boy in a Thai beach town, police said on July 7. Mikhail Vasilievich Pletnev, the founder of the Russian National Orchestra, was charged Tuesday with rape and appearing in compromising photographs with several other boys, ...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 13, 2010
The Vatican has handled damaging child abuse cases in an "exemplary" manner, the editor of the Vatican newspaper said today, fending off widespread criticism over mushrooming paedophilia scandals.