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IMF boss faces sex charge

International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested and charged on Sunday with sexually assaulting a New York hotel maid, in a scandal that appeared to wreck his hopes of running

‘Hangover’ trailer pulled over monkey sex scene

LOS ANGELES – A trailer for “The Hangover Part II,” which features a monkey performing a simulated sex act, has been pulled from theaters. The ad was not properly vetted by the Motion Picture Assn.
of America, which makes sure movie advertising isn’t out of sync with the ratings system, and the group has asked distributor Warner Bros. to rectify the situation. “In our haste to meet the placement schedule for this trailer, we failed to properly vet the final version with the MPAA.

Berlusconi sex trial opens, immediately adjourned

MILAN – Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s trial on charges he paid an underage teenager for sex opened on Wednesday and was adjourned until May 31 after a hearing that lasted just 10 minutes.
Berlusconi, who has suffered relatively limited political damage from the “Rubygate” case, did not attend the session, preferring to chair a ministerial meeting in Rome.
Crowds of critics and supporters sparred verbally outside the court over whether the 74-year-old should go

Malaysia’s Anwar denies sex tape allegation, sees political plot

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim denied on Monday that he was the man filmed having sex with an unidentified woman, describing the allegation as a “malicious slander” designed to discredit him politically.
The charges could tarnish the reputation of the former deputy premier, who is already involved in a protracted legal battle involving allegations that he had sex with a former male aide, and undermine the opposition’s efforts to stem a recent slide in

Briton jailed for child sex crimes in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH – A Cambodian court on Friday handed a British orphanage founder a two-year jail sentence for sexually abusing boys at the home, a prosecutor said. Nicholas Griffin, 53, was arrested in the northwestern tourist hub of Siem Reap last October and charged with committing indecent acts against six boys under the age of 15. Half the sentence was suspended, meaning Griffin will spend one year behind bars, prosecutor Sok Keo Bondith told AFP. The Briton was ordered to pay a fine

NA body directs banning certain sex drugs

ISLAMABAD – National Assembly Standing Committee on Health on Friday asked the Ministry of Health to remove the entire stoke of unregistered tranquilisers and other drugs used for sexual amusement from the market. The committee, in its meeting held with Dr Nadeem Ehsan in the chair, was informed that these drugs were easily available because the former health minister had given the illegal quota of raw material in huge quantity to produce such medicines.
Dr Azhra Fazal MNA

Berlusconi to stand trial for underage sex: judge

ROME – Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will go on trial in April over allegations that he paid a 17-year-old girl for sex and abused his power by trying to get her cleared of theft, a judge ruled on Tuesday. Granting a request by Milan magistrates, Judge Cristina Di Censo said the first hearing would take place on April 6, in a move that brings a long-running probe into the premier’s private life to a head.
Following the announcement, the prime minister’s camp reiterated

Italian judges defy Berlusconi threats in sex inquiry

ROME – Italy’s judges vowed not to be intimidated and rallied to support Milan colleagues investigating the sex scandal surrounding Silvio Berlusconi on Saturday as the prime minister rounded on the magistrates. The billionaire media magnate has denounced the probe into his sex life as a politically motivated attack and warned last week the judges’ behaviour could not go “without adequate punishment.”
“The judges will continue to carry out their duties without being intimidated,”

Berlusconi weakened by latest sex scandal

ROME – Allegations that Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi hooked up with prostitutes he kept in rent-free luxury apartments have weakened the government and damaged the country’s image abroad, experts say.
Italian magistrates on Friday announced an enquiry into the relationship between Berlusconi and an underage girl, known as Ruby, as the prime minister was still reeling from a court ruling partially stripping him of political immunity.
While having sex with prostitutes is

Sex education an ‘attack’ on religious freedom: pope

VATICAN CITY – Sexual and civic education in schools in Europe is an “attack” on religious freedom, Pope Benedict XVI said on Monday in a traditional annual address to foreign diplomats to the Vatican.
“I cannot remain silent about another attack on the religious freedom of families in certain European countries which mandate obligatory participation in courses of sexual or civic education,” the pope told the ambassadors.
He said such courses “convey a neutral concept of the

Philippine police say Facebook use spurring sex crimes

Facebook and other social networking tools are being used by sex assailants in the Philippines to lure their victims, contributing to a rise in such crimes, national police said on Friday.
Police are investigating cases in which suspects used Facebook or text messages sent from mobile phones to lure people, especially minors, into sex, said national police spokesman Senior Superintendent Agrimero Cruz.
“They have networking, they have ‘clans’, they invite youths to join.