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Kenya acts on maternity unit rape claims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Social media users have claimed sexual assault is common at the Kenyatta National Hospital Kenya’s health minister has ordered an investigation into claims new mothers were sexually assaulted at a flagship hospital in the capital Nairobi. Social media posts alleged that male staff members targeted the women when they […]

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Crocodile found in weapons raid

Image copyright Russian police photo Image caption Not an open-and-shut case: Crocodile found by police in St Petersburg Russian police searching for illegal weapons in a St Petersburg house faced a scaly surprise in the basement: a two-metre (6.5ft) Nile crocodile. Police said the reptile did not cause any injuries – but now they must […]