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Restrictive Government Makes Fighting Sexual Assault Hard In Egypt

The past few years have been a roller coaster for Egyptian activists like Kholoud Saber Barakat, whose organization helps victims of sexual abuse.
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Parents Of Missing Mexican Students Don't Believe Official Story

The remains of one of the 43 missing Mexican students have been identified, but parents of the others still don't believe the official version of what happened to them and vow to fight to find their loved ones — alive, they hope.
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For Yazidi Women, Escaping ISIS Doesn't Mean The Ordeal Is Over

Many of the 5,000 Yazidi hostages in Iraq are women who are being raped. Those who return to their deeply conservative community face new trauma: shame, invasive "virginity tests," possible pregnancy.
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Alan Rusbridger, Editor Of 'Guardian,' To Step Down

He is best known in the U.S. for shepherding the newspaper through its coverage of Edward Snowden's leaks of classified material. He will become the chair of the trust that runs the Guardian.
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Alleged Rape Of Passenger Raises Concerns About How Uber Runs Abroad

A passenger in an Uber car in New Delhi reported that the driver raped her. As the company expands into the developing world, questions about the screening of its drivers are being raised.
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S. African Prosecutors To Seek Murder Conviction Against Pistorius

The double-amputee Olympian was convicted earlier this year of culpable homicide, or manslaughter, in the shooting death of his girlfriend. He is serving a five-year prison sentence.
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Palestinian Minister Dies In West Bank Protest Against Israel

The circumstances surrounding Ziad Abu Ein's death are unclear. Medics say he died from exposure to tear gas. Israel said it will examine his body jointly with Jordanian and Palestinian pathologists.
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Officials Set To Dismantle Final 'Occupy' Camp In Hong Kong

After two months of demonstrations, police said they would clear a camp near the government offices in the Central business district. Students planned one last sit-in.
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Britain's House Of Lords Still Seems As Elitist As The Name Suggests

The unelected legislative body recently refused to merge its catering services with those of the House of Commons, out of concerns for the quality of the chamber's champagne selection.
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Lebron Somehow Forgets British Royals' Well-Known 'No Touching' Rule

In a photo op, the Cleveland Cavaliers star put his arm around Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge. The press in England immediately went into a huffy Miss Manners mode.

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