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Woman hacks husband to death

TUGUEGARAO, Cagayan, Philippines — A farmer was allegedly hacked dead by his wife in Baggao, Cagayan on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarDec 25th, 2017

Australian diplomat dies in fall off NYC terrace — police

  NEW YORK, United States --- Police say an Australian diplomat fell to his death from a seventh-floor terrace in Manhattan. The New York Police Department says 30-year-old Julian Simpson and others went on an apartment building roof to look at the Empire State Building lights early Wednesday. The building was lit in rainbow colors in recognition of a survey that found most Australians support marriage equality and ensured that lawmakers will vote on a same-sex marriage bill this year. Police say Simpson swung a woman around and her husband got angry. The men then went on a seventh-floor apartment terrace, and Simpson offered to prove he was trustworthy by playing a ...Keep on reading: Australian diplomat dies in fall off NYC terrace — police.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2017

Woman kills husband with steel pipe

POZORRUBIO, Pangasinan, Philippines – A woman allegedly beat her husband to death using a steel pipe while he was sleeping in Barangay Palacpalac in this tow.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2017

From ‘happily ever after’ to hell – CNN News

Islam and Ahmed met online, looking for their &'8220;happily ever after&'8221; through a Muslim dating site. But instead of bringing love and contentment, their marriage left Islam trapped in a living nightmare. Fast forward four years &'8212; and three husbands &'' and she and her two small children are caught in limbo in northern Syria. Islam Mitat is from Morocco; Ahmed Khalil was originally from Kabul in Afghanistan, but had moved to the UK and become a British citizen by the time they met on Muslima.com. Mitat dreamed of a career as a fashion designer, and saw a British husband as a way out of her drab existence in the Moroccan town of Oujda, near the Algerian border. Months after their first online encounter, Khalil traveled to Morocco with a woman he said was his sister. He met Mitat's family, and proposed marriage, showing them bank statements to prove his intentions were serious. &'8220;He was a normal person,&'8221; Mitat recalls, though she says he did make her swap her regular choice of clothing &'8212; tight jeans and t-shirts &'' for long dresses. After they were married, the couple traveled to Dubai, and from there to Jalalabad in Afghanistan to meet Ahmed's family. Mitat says she only stayed in Afghanistan for a month, because of the security situation there, before returning home to Morocco. Khalil went back to Dubai, but shortly afterward he called her with news. &'8220;He told me had a job in Turkey,&'8221; she says, &'8220;and we're going to go for a holiday too, me and him.&'8221; The &'8220;holiday&'8221; got off to a strange start. Instead of heading to a resort or a hotel, the couple flew to Gaziantep, on southern Turkey's border with Syria. A certified copy of Ahmed Khalil's passport shows his birthplace as Kabul in Afghanistan. A man who spoke only Turkish drove them to a house full of men, women and children. The women and children were in one room, the men in another, Mitat says. She was confused, and asked the other women where they were going. &'8220;We're going hijra,&'8221; they explained. To Syria. Hijra was the journey of the Prophet Muhammad and his followers, the fledgling Muslim community, from Mecca to Medina in 622 to escape persecution. In a modern context, it signifies escape from the tyranny of the enemies of Islam to the realm of the faithful. &'8220;When we were in Dubai he told me, 'I have for you a surprise, but I will give it to you in Turkey.' This is the surprise: to go in Syria,&'8221; she says. When she objected, Khalil's response was blunt. &'8220;You are my wife and you have to obey me,&'8221; she says he told her. Mitat says she wanted to tell Turkish border officials about her predicament, but says that as she and the others approached the Syrian border, the guards opened fire so they ran into Syria. When asked about the incident on the border, a Turkish police spokesman said he could not share information about individual cases. Once inside the country, they headed to the nearby town of Jarablus, to a guesthouse for &'8220;muhajarin&'8221; &'8212; those who were making hijra to the so-called caliphate &'' like them. Mitat says the place was packed with people from &'8220;everywhere&'8221; &'8212; the UK, Canada, France, Belgium, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and Saudi Arabia. No sooner had they arrived, than Khalil was sent off for a month of military training, leaving Mitat, who was now pregnant, behind. Once he'd been trained, ISIS sent Khalil to fight. He was killed on his first day, in the battle of Kobani. After his death, Mitat says she was terrified and didn't know what to do; banned from talking to ordinary Syrians, she was forced to stay within the muhajirin community. She moved in with her husband's brother and his family, who had also traveled to Syria, but when her brother-in-law was killed too, ISIS moved her into a guesthouse, where she stayed until her son, Abdullah, was born. As Kurdish fighters closed in, ISIS told Mitat she had to marry again and get out of the area to safety, so she wed a friend of her first husband, a man known as Abu Talha Al-Almani (his name means &'8220;the German&'8221;). He took her to Manbij, northeast of Aleppo, before moving again, this time to Raqqa as Kurdish forces closed in. A month after they got there, Mitat says she divorced Abu Talha because he wouldn't let her leave the house. She says fear played a major role in her decision not to leave immediately. Islam says she was told that other people who tried to leave had their children taken away, or were forced into weeks of intense Islamic studies. All the while, Mitat was trying to escape with little Abdullah. ISIS did its best to keep her and other muhajarin away from local Syrians who might help them, and smugglers hesitated to help, because they faced execution if caught. Others asked exorbitant fees &'8212; as much as USD $5,000 &'8212; according to Mitat. Eventually ISIS compelled her to marry for a third time, this time to a man who Mitat describes as a gentle soul, called Abu Abdallah Al-Afghani. This name &'' given to him by ISIS &'8212; indicates he was of Afghan origin. Mitat, though, says he was Indian, and that his mother lived in Australia. She says he [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Man hacks pa to death

SANTIAGO, Isabela, Philippines — A farmer was allegedly hacked to death by his son in Echague, Isabela on Tuesday. Source link link: Man hacks pa to death.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News15 hr. 59 min. ago

Man hacks pa to death

SANTIAGO, Isabela, Philippines — A farmer was allegedly hacked to death by his son in Echague, Isabela on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

LOOK: Couple looks overjoyed in celebrating the ‘birth’ of new cat

To celebrate the latest addition to their growing family, a couple from Denver, Colorado had a photoshoot to document the miracle of life coming out of a woman's body -- but what came out was their cat. On Facebook, Lucy Schultz posted photos on Friday as she was "giving birth" to their new pet, weighing six pounds, 7 oz and was 22 inch. long. She and her husband were game as they acted in horrid as she went through labor, then ecstatically as their new child popped up. Schultz's post reached internet virality with 28,000 reactions, majority of which were 12,000 'laughs' and 75,000 shares. She shared her "birthing story" to local media by admitting that she was skeptical at fi...Keep on reading: LOOK: Couple looks overjoyed in celebrating the ‘birth’ of new cat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Man hacks wife’s lover to death

BACOLOD City – A man allegedly hacked dead his wife’s purported lover after catching the two inside a hut at Purok Narra, Barangay Tabugon in Kabankalan City, Negros Occ. afternoon of Jan 8, 2018. A report submitted to the office of Negros Occidental police provincial director Senior Supt. Rodolfo Castil on Jan 9 identified the […] The post Man hacks wife’s lover to death appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

Algeria breast cancer survivors shunned as ‘half-women’

As if losing a breast to cancer was not traumatic enough, Algerian mother-of-three Linda was then spurned by her husband for being "mutilated" and a "half-woman." "Cancer? It's nothing compared with being rejected after 18 years of marriage," the 50-year-old medical assistant said, still clearly upset years later. Linda is one of hundreds of Algerian women to have been abandoned by their husbands or fiances after being diagnosed with breast cancer, a charity says. Thousands of women are found to suffer from the disease every year in Algeria, leaving many with no option but to surgically remove a part of their body deeply associated with their feminity. Hayat says her fian...Keep on reading: Algeria breast cancer survivors shunned as ‘half-women’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2018

Teacher dead, husband injured as car hits tree

SAMAL, Bataan: Just hours before the New Year, a car crashed into a tree along the MacArthur Highway in Barangay Santa Lucia here, pinning to death a public school teacher and seriously injuring her husband at dawn of Sunday. Relatives said an attending doctor pronounced Gloria Garcia, 40, Samal High School teacher, dead at the [...] The post Teacher dead, husband injured as car hits tree appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 31st, 2017

Mother dies from burns; husband, 3 kids injured

LIMAY, Bataan: A woman died from burns early morning of Tuesday while her husband and three children suffered burn injuries after the father allegedly set their house here on fire by pouring and igniting gasoline Sunday night or the night before Christmas. Eva Malinao said her younger sister, Bevelyn Malinao, 29, died from severe burns… link: Mother dies from burns; husband, 3 kids injured.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Japanese woman, confined by parents for years, found frozen to death: police

Japanese police said on Wednesday they have arrested a couple whose 33-year-old daughter froze to death in a tiny room where they had confined her for years because they believed she had a form of mental illness that made her violent......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Man catches ‘philandering’ sis-in-law, hacks her ‘lover’

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A 37-year-old tricycle driver suffered sustained a hack wound on his right hand for allegedly having an illicit affair with a married woman in Jamindan, Capiz. Lionel Benigas got hacked on Christmas Day, Dec 25, 2017, inside a restaurant at Brgy. Baye Baye, Jamindan. Benigas identified his attackers as Eliseo Vigo […] The post Man catches ‘philandering’ sis-in-law, hacks her ‘lover’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

Indian woman burned to death by jilted lover – police

NEW DELHI, India – A woman in southern India died from burns on Friday, December 22, after a man she turned down set her on fire on a crowded main road, police said. The 25-year-old died after the man doused her in petrol and set her alight in Secunderabad city in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

‘In the Fade’ star Diane Kruger on her real-life agony

It is the most intense, critically-acclaimed role of her career, but Diane Kruger hardly had to act at all to play a grief-stricken woman robbed of her family in a bombing. Kruger was filming "In the Fade" -- Fatih Akin's German thriller about a woman who seeks revenge on the neo-Nazis who killed her husband and son -- when she was told her stepfather had died. Wolfgang Bieneck -- her mother's longtime partner since Kruger's parents divorced when she was a teenager -- had been a crucial part of her life, often pictured with her on the red carpet. She channeled her grief into the role. "I felt like I was drowning in sorrow and grief. It just felt like there was no w...Keep on reading: ‘In the Fade’ star Diane Kruger on her real-life agony.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

Man hacks grandpa to death

MALOLOS, Philippines — A man was arrested for allegedly killing his grandfather in a hacking incident in Angat, Bulacan on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

Social document, period polemic, ‘Bisrock’ fun—the Pinoy story on stage

    In the very last week of the month, we suddenly had a crowded schedule of plays in varied venues and of very varied styles---but all very Filipino in character. Here are short impressions of these notable offerings: 'Tao Po' "Tao Po" was a remarkably creative exercise in bringing a human face to the tragedy of extrajudicial killings happening in the country---four monologues penned by Maynard Manansala, directed by Ed Lacson Jr., and, above all, acted out in a bravura one-woman performance by Mae Paner (aka Juana Change). Paner segued from a Zumba instructor haunted by the ghosts of her husband and son, to a self-justifying police practitioner of "tokhang...Keep on reading: Social document, period polemic, ‘Bisrock’ fun—the Pinoy story on stage.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017

Woman dies 2 hours after collapsing inside MRT 3 train

A passenger of the Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) died after collapsing inside a train on Monday. According to a statement released by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Monday evening, Marielle Ann Mar died in the hospital at 12:05 p.m., more than two hours after she collapsed inside a southbound train as it approached Ortigas Station. According to DOTr, the airconditioning unit in the coach was working at the time of the incident. The DOTr said that MRT-3 staff tried to revive the 26-year-old passenger before emergency personnel arrived and brought her to Victor R. Potenciano Medical Center in Mandaluyong City. It is unclear though what caused Mar's death. "On ...Keep on reading: Woman dies 2 hours after collapsing inside MRT 3 train.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2017

The ‘contrast effect’: How to stand out or outshine others

A YOUNG, beautiful and jobless woman from an impoverished family marries an average, but educated and gainfully employed man, choosing him over a couple of other jobless suitors in a slum community. Automatically this newly wed husband becomes a welcome, instant celebrity in the woman’s family. The same thing could happen to a balikbayan (someone [...] The post The ‘contrast effect’: How to stand out or outshine others appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

FULL LIST: Winners at the Cinema One Originals Film Festival 2017

MANILA, Philippines – Paki, a movie about a woman who wants to leave her husband, won the Best Picture at the Cinema One Originals awarding ceremony on Sunday, November 19, held at the Dolphy Theatre in ABS-CBN. (READ: 5 things to know about Cinema One Originals 2017 ) The Jury Prize, meanwhile, was given to Historiographika Errata.   Dan Villegas, who ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 20th, 2017

‘Faithful’ Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church

DETROIT (AP) --- A priest who wasn't allowed to preach instead turned his ears and heart to the needy. Now, decades after his death, Solanus Casey is on a path to sainthood, celebrated as an incredibly humble man who brought people to God. Father Solanus, as he was known, was beatified Saturday at a Mass attended by more than 60,000 people at a stadium in Detroit where he spent much of his ministry. Pope Francis said he met the requirements to earn the title of "blessed," especially after a woman from Panama was instantly cured of a chronic skin disease while she prayed at his tomb in 2012. The woman, Paula Medina Zarate, had a formal role at the Mass, placing a cross in front ...Keep on reading: ‘Faithful’ Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2017