PUNE: An act of kindness for stray animals met with a brutal assault in an Indian city when two women were beaten up for sheltering puppies.
BEIRUT: Syrian rebel fighters have launched a major assault on government-held southwestern parts of Aleppo to try to reopen supply lines after the army and its allies tightened their siege of opposition-held parts of the city last week.
ALEPPO: Syria’s army backed by Russian jets launched a fierce new assault on areas north of Aleppo on Thursday, rebels and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said, threatening to block rebels’ access to opposition-held areas of the city.
DHAKA: A Bangladeshi court ruled Monday that national cricketer Shahadat Hossain and his wife should face trial for assaulting an 11-year-old girl they employed as a maid.
MUMBAI: A case was filed against Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui over allegedly assaulting a woman.
PENNSYLVANIA: A man was arrested over thrashing his brother for not sharing burgers with him.
LAHORE: Protesting nurses in Lahore on Monday expanded their protest against alleged harassment of one of their co-workers by a doctor, ARY News reported.
WELLINGTON: A former Malaysian diplomat in New Zealand accused of sexual assault denied the charge and elected a trial by jury when he appeared in court Friday.
ISLAMABAD: A case was registered against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and 10 others on charges of assault on Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers couple of months back, ARY News reported.