UK slavery network 'had 400 victims'
Police believe more than 400 victims were put to work in the West Midlands by the organised crime gang.They tricked vulnerable people from Poland into England with the promise of work and a better life.But their victims were made to live in rat-infested houses and work menial jobs, it can now be reported after reporting restrictions were lifted.
Colombia: Revered Social Leader and Activist Killed in Colombia
Tatiana Posso joins the other 727 activists killed in Colombia since the country's peace agreement was signed in 2016.
Brazil: calls grow for Bolsonaro ally to quit after 'devastating' report on leaks
Brazil’s justice minister Sérgio Moro is facing renewed pressure to resign after the country’s leading conservative magazine waded into a snowballing scandal over his role in a mammoth anti-corruption investigation that helped reshape South America’s political landscape.
Sudanese Rejoice As Opposition, Military Agree To Power-Sharing Deal
Sudan's ruling military council and leaders of its civilian opposition movement announced a preliminary power-sharing deal Friday, marking an end to a months-long stalemate and raising hopes that deadly unrest since former President Omar al-Bashir's ouster could culminate in democratic rule.
Tommy Robinson guilty over Facebook broadcast
Ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson has been found in contempt of court for his Facebook Live broadcast of defendants in a criminal trial.
‘Many happy tax returns’: Corbyn sends Amazon’s Jeff Bezos a 25th birthday card to remember
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has ‘thoughtfully’ sent Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos a card wishing his company a “happy birthday,” before telling him that he owes the “British people millions in taxes that pay for the public services.”
Russian Workers Rap Against Sanctions, Protest at U.S. Envoy’s Residence
Factory workers from U.S. sanctions-hit van maker GAZ performed an anti-sanctions rap song and staged a picket outside the U.S. Embassy in Moscow during its July Fourth celebration.
‘Unjust and not acceptable’: Water taken from Indian villages ‘sold to malls’ amid Chennai drought
People living on the outskirts of Chennai, India are protesting the government ‘stealing’ their groundwater, amid a water crisis, which they say is being sold at malls for profit.
Greek election: Voters crave return to mainstream politics
Greek voters appear set to defy a surge of support populist parties across Europe in a general election Sunday, with the pro-EU center-right opposition firmly in the lead.
==Greta Thunberg thanks Opec chief for complaints about climate change activists
Climate change activist Greta Thunberg has welcomed criticism from a fossil fuel industry chief that environment campaigners pose “perhaps the greatest threat” to the oil sector.
Iranians say US sanctions hurt people, not government
While opinions differ across Tehran’s Grand Bazaar about the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran over its unraveling nuclear deal, there’s one thing those in the beating heart of Iran’s capital city agree on: American sanctions hurt the average person, not those in charge.