Police discover trafficked minors coerced into exploitative work and men from Ghana who were recruited online and enslaved
Children as young as 10 were among more than 230 people rescued last month during a series of raids combating sex trafficking and forced labour in Niger.
Operation Sarraounia uncovered 46 children in forced begging and sex work and hundreds of Ghanaian men who had been recruited online and then enslaved in the capital, Niamey, said Interpol, which provided assistance.
In 2016, Sanders lost to Hillary Clinton in the state. But after a string of Democratic successes, things could be different
On a crisp weekday afternoon before the Virginia primary on Super Tuesday, thousands of people turned out to see the Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speak in the state’s capital, Richmond.
Four years ago, Democratic voters in the commonwealth delivered a resounding rebuke of the Vermont senator’s promise for political revolution. But there are signs that this year might be different.
Coalition with Anwar Ibrahim appears to be back on after week of political turmoil
Mahathir Mohamad has said he will stand again for Malaysian prime minister on behalf of the former ruling coalition, less than a week after quitting and plunging the country into political turmoil.
That meant Mahathir – who as interim prime minister is the world’s oldest government leader at 94 – reunited with on-off ally and long-term rival Anwar Ibrahim, 72, resuming a pact that swept their coalition to a surprise election victory in 2018.
Sioned Jones convicted of stealing logs after 20 years of felling non-native trees in Cork
Sioned Jones used to adore the landscape and wildlife of her adopted home in Bantry, a bucolic region in west Cork on Ireland’s Atlantic coast. She planted vegetables and herbs, foraged for nuts and berries and observed birds, insects, frogs and lizards.
Then, on land above her house, the state-owned forestry company Coillte planted a forest of Sitka spruce, a non-native species that Jones considered a dark, dank threat to biodiversity.