Fifteen Syrian women who fled to neighboring Lebanon because of the Syrian conflict are taking up the fight against an increasing issue among young Syrian female refugees: dropping out of school and getting married. The women, who live in the Arsal refugee camp in northern Lebanon, have established Women’s Social…місце для вашої реклами!
A leading international human rights organization criticized the Iraqi government Thursday for holding thousands of prisoners, including children, in degrading and “inhuman” conditions. Human Rights Watch cited extreme overcrowding in three pretrial detention facilities in northern Iraq’s Nineveh province where prisoners are held mostly on terrorism charges. In a…місце для вашої реклами!
The nuclear reactor on one of the Russian navy’s research submersibles hasn’t been damaged in a fire that killed 14 seamen, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday, adding that the vessel would be put back into service after repairs. The Defense Ministry said the 14 seamen were killed by toxic…місце для вашої реклами!
A rights group is warning that a former Egyptian presidential candidate may die in prison due to medical neglect, meeting the same fate as former president Mohamed Morsi, who collapsed in court last month after having spent almost six years behind bars. The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies released…місце для вашої реклами!
Some of Mexico’s federal police remain in revolt over the force’s planned dissolution and absorption into the newly created National Guard. Striking police continued to hold a federal police command center in the Mexico City borough of Iztapalapa Thursday morning. Meanwhile, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador repeated his suggestion that…місце для вашої реклами!
An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea arrived in Tokyo on Thursday after telling reporters he was in “very good” condition, without saying what happened to him. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Alek Sigley, 29, had been released following intervention from…місце для вашої реклами!
A primary for Queens district attorney that was already receiving national attention as a proxy for the national fight between different Democratic factions is taking another turn, with a tally of paper ballots reversing the initial results and the close margin forcing an automatic recount. Queens Borough President Melinda Katz…місце для вашої реклами!
< div>The International Criminal Court prosecutor on Thursday filed a request with judges to open a formal investigation of crimes against humanity allegedly committed against Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said she wants to investigate crimes of deportation, inhumane acts and persecution allegedly committed as Rohingya were driven…місце для вашої реклами!
A super tanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to war-ravaged Syria has been detained in Gibraltar. In a statement, authorities on the British overseas territory at the tip of Spain said the port and law enforcement agencies, assisted by the…місце для вашої реклами!
Taliban and U.S. negotiators are scrambling to rewrite a draft agreement that will outline the withdrawal of American and NATO troops from Afghanistan and a verifiable Taliban guarantee to fight terrorism ahead of an all-Afghan peace conference Sunday. Officials familiar with the talks, but not authorized to speak about them,…місце для вашої реклами!