Mother jailed for incest
NORTHERN IRELAND-A woman, 40, who forced her teenage son to have sex with her, abused and starved her other five children for years in a rat-infested bungalow was jailed for seven years last week. The boy said he was forced to have sex with his mother four times. The woman said: â€œI can safely say I was the worst mother in the world and I could turn back the clock if I could, but I can't.
Woman held over child
PAPUA NEW GUINEA-Police detained a woman who tried to smuggle a dead baby through security checks and onto a plane in the capital Port Moresby. When security officers discovered the body as a woman and her husband checked their luggage through a scanning machine, the husband fled. The woman pleaded that she had no money to get documents and the required items to transport the body. Authorities said they could not confirm the woman was the child's mother.
100-year-old wants man
CHINA-A 107-year-old woman who was afraid of marrying when she was young, has decided to look for her first husband and hopes to find a fellow centenarian so they will have something to talk about. Wang Guiying is worried she may die before getting married. She had feared marriage because she grew up watching her uncles and other men scold and beat their wives and often found her aunt crying. â€œGetting married was too frightening,â€ she said of an era when Chinese women had few rights and low social standing.