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Court sets March 19 for mention of ex-minister’s sex assault case

Shahidan Kassim is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl by touching her arm.

Pope admits priests, bishops sexually abused nuns

The pope says it is a cultural problem, the roots of which lie in seeing women as second class.

Chinese movie star pleads not guilty to sexual assault in Australia

Gao Yunxiang was charged for aggravated sexual assault and depriving a woman of her liberty last March 2018.

R. Kelly’s attorney denies abuse allegations in documentary

Steve Greenberg, an attorney for Kelly, says there was no evidence to support the accusations contained in the documentary, calling it a "for-profit hit piece full of falsities, full of mistakes."

US ex-priest sentenced to up to 14 years in prison for...

This follows priest David Poulson's guilty plea in October after being accused of sexual assault and attempted sexual assault of two boys, aged eight and 15, in the 2000s.

S.Korean Olympic champion accuses coach of sex assault

South Korea is a regional sporting power and regularly in the top 10 medal table places at the summer and winter Olympics.

Shahidan in hospital, sexual assault case postponed to Feb 25

The sessions court judge also fixed Feb 18 for submission of documents in case against Arau MP.

Actor Kevin Spacey to face sex assault case in Nantucket courtroom

Spacey became embroiled in controversy in October 2017 when actor Anthony Rapp accused him of trying to seduce him in 1986.

Pastor charged with sexually assaulting 24-year-old

The pastor, who pleaded not guilty to the charge at the Sessions Court today, faces a maximum jail term of 30 years if found guilty.

Alleged victim of Spacey sexual assault filmed part of incident

If found guilty, the 59-year-old actor could face up to 5 years in jail.

Pope urges predator priests to turn themselves in

Vatican sources believe it is the first time the pope had made such a direct appeal.

Sexual assault case against Steven Seagal dropped

Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office says time had run out to pursue the case brought by a Dutch model who alleges she was groped in a hotel room in 2002.

Weinstein back in court seeking dismissal of sex assault case

Weinstein is still facing five counts over an alleged rape in March 2013 and a forced act of oral sex in 2006.

Ex-Padang Besar police chief charged with sexual assault on women

He faces charges of committing carnal intercourse against the order of nature and outraging the modesty of the two women on separate occasions.

Aussie rugby star Hayne charged with sexual assault

The incident is the latest to tarnish rugby league, which has spent years trying to change the sport's reputation for bad behaviour after a series of scandals.

Rugby star Jarryd Hayne ‘arrested after sex assault claims’

Hayne, 30, was being questioned by New South Wales Police over an alleged incident in the Hunter region north of Sydney on the night of the National Rugby League grand final in late September.

Weinstein must face sex trafficking claim by actress

The Hollywood mogul failed to persuade a federal judge to throw out a sex trafficking lawsuit by an actress who claims he sexually assaulted her in a hotel room.

Senate Committee Finds No Evidence to Back Kavanaugh Allegations

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says investigations led to no credible evidence to support allegations against Kavanaugh.

Man gets 50 years, 4 strokes of cane for sexually assaulting...

Fruit trader also forced his two victims to watch porn.

LA prosecutors decline to charge Stallone after sexual assault allegation

California has a complex statute of limitations for criminal prosecutions of sexual abuse but offences must generally be prosecuted within 10 years.

MP was with teen in car for a chat, say police

Police give chronology of teen’s complaint against MP and the subsequent withdrawal of the report.

New York judge dismisses one sexual assault charge against Weinstein

Weinstein's career imploded a year ago in a blaze of accusations of misconduct and abuse from dozens of women that triggered a major reckoning about harassment in the workplace and the #MeToo movement.

Bill Cosby seeks new sexual assault trial, reduced prison sentence

Even if the judge rejects their request for a new trial, the attorneys say his sentence should be vacated and reduced.

Court cuts jail term of father who sexually abused daughter

The former lorry attendant's custodial sentence for incestuous relationship, sodomy and molest has been reduced to 49 years from the initial 75 years.