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Surrey RCMP officer charged with off-duty concert assault

RCMP Logo. Jon Murray/The Province TOM ZYTARUK SURREY NOW A Surrey RCMP officer is scheduled to appear in Vancouver provincial... (more...)

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Video: Vancouver tattoo parlour owner viciously assaulted by customer

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Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan to face trial in NRI assault case

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan. AFP/Getty Images IANS Mumbai – A court here Thursday framed charges against Bollywood... (more...)

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Coquitlam sex-assault convict given statutory release

Statue of Justice at the new Law Courts Building in downtown Vancouver. PNG JENNIFER SALTMAN VANCOUVER DESI A former care... (more...)

Foreign tourists travelling India allege police beat and assaulted the group for holding a beach party. Submitted photo.

200 tourists allegedly beaten near Gokarna, India

Foreign tourists travelling India allege police beat and assaulted the group for holding a beach party. Submitted photo. VANCOUVER... (more...)

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White Rock man charged for sexual assault on Metro Vancouver bus

THE CANADIAN PRESS UBC students walk past a sexual assault poster on the Vancouver campus last fall in connection with several... (more...)

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Teenaged Australian youth who attacked student targeted people of Indian appearance, court hears

An Indian student is in coma after a gang of teenagers attacked him and another girl in Melbourne. PNG IANS Melbourne –... (more...)

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Two Australian boys in custody, one released after attack on Indian student

Two Australian boys are in custody while a third is likely to be charged for attacking an Indian student in Melbourne. PNG IANS Melbourne/New... (more...)

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Man who assaulted wife more than 200 times over 25 years gets less than 2 years in jail

Statue of Justice at the new Law Courts Building in downtown Vancouver. PNG ARCHIVE KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A man who... (more...)

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Elderly Sikh man assaulted by British teenager dies

British teen assaults Sikh man. screenshot/YouTube IANS London – An 80-year-old Sikh man, who was assaulted by a teenaged... (more...)

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Indian police arrest driver who molested British minor girl

File: A foreigner holds a placard during a protest against the alleged sexual harassment of women in public buses in Bangalore.... (more...)

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Delhi gang rape: Court concludes recording evidence, final arguments begin August 22

An India woman lights candles in Gauhati, India, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 in remembrance of a young woman who was gang- raped... (more...)

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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

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