Delhi HC blast: Three victims move HC for compensation

A PIL was on Tuesday filed in the Delhi High Court seeking compensation on behalf of three victims of the blast in the High Court premises saying they have not received the the amount awarded to them even three years after the incident.

Leader of German exiles calls postwar expulsion `a crime`

The expulsion of millions of Germans from eastern Europe after World War II was a "crime", the new leader of a group representing the exiles said in an interview with a Polish newspaper on Monday.

FARC rebels get heavy jail time for killing tribe members

An indigenous court convicted seven FARC guerrillas of murdering two leaders of the Nasa tribe in western Colombia on Sunday, sentencing them to between 40 and 60 years in jail and 20 lashes.

Rajpal Yadav dedicates role in 'Bhopal: A Prayer..' to victims
Rajpal Yadav dedicates role in 'Bhopal: A Prayer..' to victims

Actor Rajpal Yadav says his role in the upcoming film 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain', a drama set amidst the Bhopal gas disaster that occurred in 1984, is a tribute to the victims of the tragedy.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Modi govt announces Rs 5L compensation to kin of victims

In a significant move, the Narendra Modi government on Thursday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to be given to the kin of 3325 people killed during anti-Sikh riots in the national capital in 1984.

Victims prefer compensation to punishment: Study

Given a choice, people actually prefer compensation to punishment when they think they have been wronged, a study said.

J&K floods: Victims narrate horrid tales

Jammu and Kashmir is facing the worst natural disaster and the people of the state narrate their horrid stories.

Germany: man accused of child abuse over 20 years

German authorities have arrested a man suspected of sexually abusing children over the past two decades after finding a boy who had been missing for several weeks at his apartment.

Relatives weep and jeer at S. Korea ferry disaster trial

Relatives of the victims of South Korea`s ferry disaster wept amid angry scenes in court Tuesday as prosecutors played video footage of the sinking vessel during the murder trial of the captain and crew.

The video, taken from coastguard boats and helicopters, showed the last moments of the 6,825-tonne Sewol ferry as it listed and then capsized on April 16 with the loss of around 300 lives.

Pope to hold first meeting with sexual abuse victims

Pope Francis holds his first meeting with victims of sexual abuse by priests on Monday, an encounter that some say should have happened long ago, and victims from his native Argentina say they are pained over their exclusion.

Six victims, two each from Ireland, Britain and Germany, will attend the pope`s private morning Mass in his Vatican residence and then meet with him afterwards, according to people who organised the meeting.

Spain`s new king, queen meet terror victims

The new king and queen of Spain, Felipe VI and Letizia, carried out their first official function on Saturday, meeting "victims of terrorist violence".

No more child mafia victims, pope says on visit to clan heartland

No more children must die at the hands of the mafia, pope Francis said Saturday, as he travelled to the hometown of a toddler murdered in a clan drug war.

Malaysia Airlines initiates payments to MH370 victims` families

Malaysia Airlines insurer has begun paying $50,000 in advance insurance payments to the families of passengers on board flight MH370, three months after the jet disappeared.

38 killed in DR Congo ethnic violence: Government

A total of 38 people died in ethnic violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo at the weekend, many massacred when a church was set ablaze, the government said today.

Police `panty gang` dismantled in Brazil

Six police officers in Rio de Janeiro have been arrested on charges of stopping trucks carrying women`s underwear, stealing their merchandise and extorting money from their drivers.

No date for Pope meeting with abuse victims: Vatican spokesman

No date has been set for Pope Francis` planned meeting with victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, originally expected to take place early next month, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said on Wednesday.

Tokyo police hunt serial urine splasher: report

Police are on the hunt for a serial urine splasher after at least six cases in which the liquid was splashed over young women by a motorcyclist, a newspaper said Wednesday.

Fire at hospital for elderly kills 21 in latest major South Korea accident

A fire at a rural South Korean hospital for chronically ill elderly patients on Wednesday killed 21 people and injured eight in the second major fire this week as the country still mourns victims of a ferry disaster last month.

Israel pays homage to the fallen soldiers & victims of terror

Paying tributes to Israel`s fallen soldiers and victims of terror attacks, Nobel laureate President Shimon Peres has said that his country "still lives by the sword but yearns for peace".

Bangladesh commemorates its worst industrial tragedy

Thousands of people gathered Thursday at a factory site near here to remember the victims of Bangladesh`s worst industrial tragedy that killed at least 1,135 people, mostly garment workers, last year.