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A police van leaves a court complex carrying four men convicted in the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a moving New Delhi bus last year, in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)


Indian court convicts 4 in fatal gang rape case

Indian court convicts 4 in fatal gang rape case

New Delhi—An Indian court convicted four men Tuesday in the deadly gang rape of a young woman on a moving New Delhi bus, a brutal crime that galvanized public anger over the widespread—yet widely tolerated—sexual violence faced by Indian women. As word of the verdict...
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Syrian boys, stand in a destroyed street which was damaged by the shelling of the Syrian forces, at Maarat al-Nuaman town, in Idlib province, Syria. (AP)


Law and Order in Rebel-Held Areas of Syria

Law and Order in Rebel-Held Areas of Syria

Idlib, Asharq Al-Awsat—Spring has come early to Jebel Al-Kurd. Already the cherry trees are coming into blossom, blanketing the hillsides with a soft pastel pink, and the skies shine a pale azure. But a sharp wind still blows across the mountains, whistling through...