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Boy falls from 10th-floor apartment, saved from certain death by neighbor’s lucky catch (VIDEO)

A small boy in Kazakhstan fell from the window of his 10th-floor apartment, but was saved from certain death by a neighbor one floor down, who got out his window in time to snatch the boy mid-air. The dramatic near-tragedy happened in the Kazakhstan capital Astana on Monday, and was filmed by a person in a nearby building. The video, ...

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‘Women without veils lack modesty?’ French feminists slammed for saying hijab empowers females

A French feminist group has come under a barrage of criticism and been accused of confusing Islam and Islamism after releasing a photo of a veiled woman and argued that wearing a headscarf is a sign of modesty & empowers females. The controversial post appeared on the Facebook page of the Family Planning 13 association, which traditionally promotes values of ...

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2,000 convicted pedophiles to be chemically castrated in Kazakhstan

Convicted paedophiles in Kazakhstan are facing forcible chemical castration after the government approved funding for 2,000 injections. The first request for the punishment has already been sanctioned. An unnamed pedophile from the Turkestan region, convicted of child sex offences in April 2016, will undergo the injection under the supervision of the country’s Health Ministry, according to officials. READ MORE: Forensic ...

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‘Why not?’: Brazilian transsexual volleyball star runs for Congress

Following a prolific career in international men’s volleyball and just six years after completing her gender-reassignment surgery, Tifanny Abreu is hoping to become Brazil’s first transsexual MP. Under a campaign slogan of “Why not?” the 33-year old has faced criticism from the LGBT community in her home country for choosing to run for the center-right conservative MBD party of incumbent ...

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Israel should ‘reconsider’ attacking Syria after Damascus receives S-300s – Syrian deputy FM

Israel has been advised to think twice before attacking Syria again, now that Damascus is being equipped with S-300 long-range surface-to-air missile systems, the country’s deputy foreign minister has said. Faisal Mekdad stated on Tuesday that the Russian-made S-300 systems will act as a persuasive deterrent to any further Israeli attacks against Syria – while emphasizing that the air-defense systems ...

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Austrian Interior Ministry memo urges police to disclose citizenship of sex crime suspects

The public has a right to know whether suspects in sex crime cases are citizens or asylum seekers, an email written by Austria’s Interior Ministry spokesman said. However, the suggestion apparently clashes with current policy. Interior Ministry spokesman Christoph Polzl recommended in a leaked internal email reported by Deutsche Welle that police “proactively” furnish more details about sex crimes, particularly ...

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Russia’s Bastion coastal defense fires supersonic missiles in first Arctic drills (VIDEO)

The Russian Navy has test-fired a supersonic Onyx anti-ship cruise missile for the first time. It was launched from the Bastion missile-defense system, which was recently deployed to the Russian Arctic. A video of the launch shows one P-800 Onyx missile, which can travel at speeds of up to 1,980mph, shooting up in the air and then gliding above the ...

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Man jailed for 3 months in Paris for slapping woman’s bottom

A man has been jailed for three months for slapping a woman’s bottom in Paris. In a first under a new catcalling law, he was also fined for making lewd remarks about her body. The individual was reportedly under the influence of alcohol when he slapped the 21-year-old’s bottom on a crowded bus and made an insulting comment about her breasts. ...

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Russian woman punishes ‘manspreading’ metro riders with bleach-laced water (VIDEO)

A self-described “public activist” in Russia has taken a stand against patriarchal sitting habits, appearing in a video that she claims shows “manspreading” metro passengers being punished with bottles of bleach-laced water. Anna Dovgalyuk, who previously gained notoriety for fighting upskirting by flashing her underwear, has now felt it necessary to take a stand against men who spread their legs ...

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America is the best, Iran is the worst, globalism is bad: 5 things we learned from Trump’s UN speech

US President Donald Trump praised Israel and Saudi Arabia, and attacked Iran, Venezuela and the International Criminal Court in his second annual speech to the UN General Assembly, in which he reshuffled his greatest hits. “In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country.” The comment was so outlandish ...

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