Hospitalised assault injuries among women and girls

Hospitalised assault injuries among women and girls

This factsheet examines cases of hospitalised assault against women in 2013–14. Rates of assault among women were highest for those aged between 15–19 and 50–54. Over half (59%) of all these women were assaulted by bodily force, and for assaults by bodily force and involving sharp and blunt objects, the majority of injuries were to the head and neck (63%). Where information about the perpetrator was available, a spouse or domestic partner was the most commonly reported perpetrator (in 59% of cases). ISBN 978-1-76054-099-9; Cat. no. INJCAT 184; 5pp.; Internet…

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Sarin gas likely used in Syria attack that provoked US response: watchdog

Sarin gas likely used in Syria attack that provoked US response: watchdog

Updated April 20, 2017 08:18:31 The global chemical weapons watchdog has said tests confirmed a nerve agent was used in an attack in Syria earlier this month that killed nearly 90 people, and France said it had evidence the Syrian Government was responsible. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said its tests on victims of the incident were “incontrovertible” proof sarin or a sarin-like substance was used. The finding was based on tests on bio-medical samples collected from three victims during their autopsies that were analysed at…

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Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News

Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News

Bill O’Reilly’s 21-year career at Fox News has come to a sudden and ignoble end. “The O’Reilly Factor” has been canceled amid a cloud of harassment allegations against the conservative broadcaster. Rupert Murdoch and his sons James and Lachlan, who run 21st Century Fox, made the announcement Wednesday afternoon. “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the Company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill O’Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel,” Fox said. In a statement of his own released later Wednesday afternoon, O’Reilly…

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Bahrain GP: Valtteri Bottas seizes first-ever F1 pole

Bahrain GP: Valtteri Bottas seizes first-ever F1 pole

Round three of 2017 F1 World Championship Sebastian Vettel salutes the crowd in Bahrain after clinching his second win of the 2017 F1 season. Round three of 2017 F1 World Championship Vettel on the podium with second-placed Lewis Hamilton (left) and Valtteri Bottas who came home third. Round three of 2017 F1 World Championship Vettel pats his car — which he has christened “Gina” — in parc ferme after winning in Bahrain. Round three of 2017 F1 World Championship Sebastian Vettel clinched a third win at the Bahrain International Circuit…

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North Korea's birthday celebrations included fake video of missile strikes on US

North Korea's birthday celebrations included fake video of missile strikes on US

Posted April 19, 2017 19:24:35 Video: North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up US (ABC News) New footage from North Korea’s birthday celebrations for founding father Kim Il-sung has revealed the extravaganza ended with a bang, showing a mock-up video of missiles striking the United States that drew cheers from the audience and smiles from leader Kim Jong-un. State television aired footage of a choral performance attended by Kim Jong-un, the elder Kim’s grandson, on Sunday, a day after a huge military parade in Pyongyang also dedicated to…

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