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World 02 Feb 2018 | 11:42 PM

Once reluctant, Nassar victims lead each other out of shadows

CHARLOTTE, Mich./NEW YORK (Reuters) - For years, Bailey Lorencen kept a dark secret - USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar abused her when she was a middle-school gymnast.

World 03 Feb 2018 | 3:21 AM

Gymnastics: Larry Nassar sentencing hearing halted as father lunges at disgraced doctor

CHICAGO: The enraged father of three daughters sexually abused by Larry Nassar charged towards the former USA Gymnastics national team doctor and tried to attack him during a sentencing hearing in a Michigan courtroom on Friday (Feb 2).

Nation 06 Feb 2018 | 10:05 AM

NGOs call for a 'safe space' for sexual abuse victims to be heard

PETALING JAYA: Women's rights organisations in Malaysia are calling for a "safe space" where women can speak up on sexual violence and harassment.

World 20 Feb 2018 | 11:29 PM

Seized, but not ceased - Banned charities pose challenge for Pakistan

RAWALPINDI/MURIDKE, Pakistan (Reuters) - The vast network of Islamist charities taken over last week by Pakistan's government includes a horse-breeding stable, a fleet of 4x4 trucks, a swimming academy, martial arts classes and tens of thousands of staff and volunteers.

World 25 Feb 2018 | 12:10 PM

Olympics - Circus life beckons for some athletes after the Games

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - When the Olympic flame goes out on Sunday life will go on for the nearly 3,000 athletes who thrilled, inspired or disappointed at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Nation 02 Mar 2018 | 5:13 AM

#MeToo: WWF-Malaysia reviewing sexual harassment allegations by former staff

PETALING JAYA: Environmental conservation group World Wide Fund for Nature Malaysia (WWF-Malaysia) has launched a review in light of “troubling allegations” of sexual harassment within the organisation that was raised by a former employee.

Nation 09 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Najib wants maximum participation from women

KUALA LUMPUR: Maximum participation by women is needed for the nation to develop and prosper, the Prime Minister said.

World 18 May 2018 | 8:51 AM

China seeks investigation into University of Southern California abuse accusations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Chinese government has expressed "deep concern" over published reports that a University of Southern California gynaecologist was allowed for years to treat students, many of them from China, despite accusations of sexual abuse and harassment.

Nation 18 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM

Farah Ann bent on proving her worth at Asian Games

KUALA LUMPUR: National gymnastic queen Farah Ann Abdul Hadi’s performance at the 2018 Common­wealth Games was a modest one but it has spurred her to want to do better in the Asian Games in August.

World 13 Jul 2018 | 2:14 PM

What's in a name? In Uzbekistan, it signals a reform drive

ALMATY (Reuters) - One evening last December, a crane lifted construction workers to the top of the ornate arched entrance to Uzbekistan's biggest commercial market. Overnight, they replaced the huge letters spelling out its title.