India News | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Ravindra Kumar, the 24-year-old man arrested last week for allegedly killing a six-year-old girl, has told the police that he sexually assaulted as many as 30 children.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 16, 2015
US President Barack Obama weighed in Wednesday on the Bill Cosby sex assault scandal, saying that drugging and having sex with someone without consent - a scenario that parallels allegations made against the comedian - amounts to rape.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 9, 2015
Los Angeles police said Wednesday they are pursuing a sex assault probe into Bill Cosby, albeit unrelated to the embattled US comic's admission in court documents released this week.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 9, 2015
The woman raped by filmmaker Roman Polanski decades ago when she was 13 is ready to testify during the Oscar winner's extradition hearing in Poland, his lawyer said Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 1, 2015
An American man suspected of multiple sexual assaults on young women while running a cult has been detained in Brazil, police said on Saturday.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 17, 2015
Bill Cosby's attorney said Friday that the comedian was not at the Playboy Mansion on the night a model accuses him of drugging and sexually abusing her.
World News | Reuters | Friday January 16, 2015
For the second time in just over two weeks, Chicago-area prosecutors have charged a driver for the ride-sharing company Uber with sexually assaulting a passenger.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday January 7, 2015
A scandal-plagued Bill Cosby returns to the stage today night for the first time since November and his reception is certain to be mixed, with some planning protests, others vowing not to show up and still others saying they will heckle the comedian.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 3, 2015
An eight-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a toilet at a notorious Philippine prison, officials said today, fuelling a national uproar over revelations that its inmates were "living like kings" with stripper bars and jacuzzis.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday December 31, 2014
Harvard Law School has agreed to revise its sexual harassment and assault policies and to review sexual harassment complaints dating to the 2012-2013 school year after US education officials found the school in violation of federal law.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 22, 2014
A cleaner was jailed for seven years today over the sexual abuse of a young boy at one of Indonesia's most prestigious international schools, in a scandal that has rocked Jakarta's expatriate community.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 16, 2014
Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi today said that the sudden rise in the graph of crime against woman in the city means that the fairer sex is more confident to report such incidents today then it was two years ago.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 6, 2014
The only woman to have filed a sex assault lawsuit against Bill Cosby took her case to police Friday, accepting an offer to have her claims investigated despite them dating from 40 years ago.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 1, 2014
The 77-year-old Emmy and Golden Globe winner- who has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing- is unlikely to face criminal charges due to statutes of limitations.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 22, 2014
A lawyer for embattled US comic Bill Cosby lashed out on Friday at new claims of rape and sexual abuse dating back several decades, saying they have "escalated far past the point of absurdity."
World News | Reuters | Saturday November 22, 2014
Bill Cosby played a sold-out comedy show on Friday in Florida despite a wave of sexual assault allegations this week that prompted the cancellation of several upcoming shows and two major studios to halt projects involving the comedian.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 14, 2014
Malaysia Airlines has sacked a crew member without a hearing for allegedly sexually assaulting a passenger he was comforting for being scared of flying with the disaster-prone airline, a union body said on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 28, 2014
One in six female undergraduates at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been sexually assaulted, though fewer than five per cent reported a sex crime, a survey by MIT showed, as pressure mounts for US campuses to curb sexual violence.
AssociatedPress | Monday July 28, 2014
Police say?Toua Udia of Papau New Guinea was arrested after officers received a report of an incident at a supermarket near the athletes' village.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 24, 2014
Sexual assault is "far too common" on cruise ships serving US ports, despite the cheerful image of fun on the high seas promoted by cruise lines, a Senate committee heard on Wednesday.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday July 19, 2014
The University of Connecticut has settled a federal lawsuit filed by five women who claimed the school responded to their sexual assault complaints with indifference.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 1, 2014
A dozen women have made fresh allegations against veteran TV star Rolf Harris after a British court found him guilty of a string of sex assaults against girls over nearly 20 years.
World News | Associated Press | Monday June 30, 2014
A diplomat has evaded sexual assault charges in New Zealand by claiming diplomatic immunity and returning home.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday May 10, 2014
Italian victims of priestly sex abuse appealed directly to Pope Francis for justice on Friday, calling for a commission of inquiry into the problem in the Vatican's backyard.