Nearly half of young women feel unsafe in their community at night

Walking home through the streets of Newtown, in Sydney's inner west, Roisin Young Murphy doesn't feel "particularly safe". "If I walk home on a weekend it means walking past four or five venues where intoxicated men tend to crowd on the footpath," the 18-year-old university student said, although the route can be just as scary on a "dead quiet" weeknight. […]

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Third of Russia’s population will be Muslim, grand mufti says

Nearly a third of Russia’s population will be Muslim within 15 years, country’s grand mufti predicts Ravil Gainutdin says record-number of Muslims attended mosques for 2018’s Eid He said the amount praying in Moscow was an indicator of the rising trend  Changing demographics mean ‘dozens’ of new mosques needed, he added Sheikh Ravil Gainutdin, the grand mufti for the religious […]

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City murders spike nearly 30 percent through start of 2019

The number of city homicides through the first two months of the year has spiked nearly 30 percent compared to the same period in 2018 — driven by a February that saw 50 percent more murders than the same month last year, the NYPD said Monday in its monthly crime stats briefing. Through Sunday, 53 murders had been tallied across […]

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