Residents clean up in the wake of Typhoon Maria, which made landfall on Wednesday in eastern China.
Image copyright Twitter Image caption Many on Twitter posted a message reading “‘He touched, but didn’t penetrate.’ ‘He penetrated but not with his penis.’ ‘He touched and penetrated but didn’t feel pleasure.’ ‘It is not sexual abuse.’ That’s what women in Mexico have to face.” There has been a backlash on social media against a […]
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Joanna Demafelis, a migrant from the Philippines working as a maid in Kuwait, was killed by her employers A Kuwaiti court has sentenced a married couple to death for the killing of a Filipina maid. A Lebanese man and his Syrian wife were convicted in absentia. The body of Joanna […]
Image copyright PA Image caption The Republic of Ireland has some of Europe’s toughest laws on abortion The Republic of Ireland’s decision to hold a referendum in May on whether to reform the country’s near-total ban on abortion has triggered strong reaction. Voters will be asked whether they want to keep the constitutional restrictions or […]