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Followers of various faiths protesting after the rape of the 71-year-old nun in Ranaghat, West Bengal, India, in March 2015.

Followers of various faiths protesting after the rape of the 71-year-old nun in Ranaghat, West Bengal, India, in March 2015.

Indian court sentences Bangladeshi man to life in jail for raping nun

08/11/2017 15:30

The 71-year-old Sister of the Religious of Jesus and Mary (RJM) was raped on 15 March, 2015, when a gang of robbers broke into the order’s school in Ranaghat, some 80 kms north of Kolkata.

 

 

Smoke billowing from Marawi city in southern Philippines as fighting between government troops and Muslim militants continues.

Smoke billowing from Marawi city in southern Philippines as fighting between government troops and Muslim militants continues.

Marawi cathedral celebrates first Mass since May attack

02/10/2017 17:34

Islamist militants attacked Marawi’s St. Mary's Cathedral on May 23, sparking a conflict with security forces that has devastated the predominantly Muslim city.

 

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