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Government issues safety warnings for women tourists in India after sex attacks

Violent attacks on Polish, German and Danish travellers reported already this year

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Indian police make second arrest in Mumbai journalist gang-rape case

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Defendant in India gang-rape trial changes testimony

Mukesh Singh says he was driving the bus and was unaware of the brutal attack, which shocked a nation

Police hunt for drivers after nine pupils killed in India school bus crash

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Roona Begum - the Indian girl whose head had swollen to twice its usual size - undergoes 'perfect' surgery in New Delhi

Surgery which was donated after viral pictures, but the baby will still require lots of medical care

Indian gang rape suspect, Vinay Sharma, ‘attacked in prison’

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Indian protestors shouting slogans rush towards the Prime Minister's residence during a protest against the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi, India

Indian girl responds to treatment after rape ordeal

The condition of a 5-year-old girl who was allegedly kidnapped, raped and tortured by a man and then left alone in a locked room in India's capital for two days has improved, a doctor said today, as protests continued over the authorities' handling of the case.

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