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    Women migrants reduced to sex slaves in Libya

    Agence France-Presse . Medenine | Updated at 10:40am on June 20, 2021

    For Aisha, sexual slavery was something you only heard about happening to others in television reports, until she found herself locked in a living ‘hell’ in Libya...

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    Surgeons to reconstruct face of boy after Zimbabwe hyena attack

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 10:46am on June 20, 2021

    Plastic surgeons in South Africa are preparing to reconstruct the face of a nine-year-old Zimbabwean boy mauled by a hyena in an attack last month...

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    US troops cut in Mid-East begins

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 04:40am on June 20, 2021

    The Pentagon said Friday it was cutting the number of troops and air defence units deployed to the Middle East, confirming a Wall Street Journal...

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    Ebrahim Raisi elected Iran president

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 05:02pm on June 19, 2021

    Ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi was declared the winner Saturday of Iran’s presidential election, a widely anticipated result after many political heavyweights were barred from running....

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    Palestinians cancel Israel vaccine deal

    Agence France-Presse . Ramallah | Updated at 04:42am on June 20, 2021

    The Palestinian Authority said Friday it cancelled a swap deal that would have seen Israel provide it with one million Covid jabs, as the doses...

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    Indian court orders investigating post-poll violence in Bengal

    United News of Bangladesh . New Delhi | Updated at 08:15pm on June 19, 2021

    A higher court in Kolkata has slammed Mamata Banerjee’s government for its alleged failure to prevent post-poll violence in West Bengal and ordered the National Human Rights Commission to probe all such complaints in the eastern state...

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    US bishops face clash with Biden

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 04:44am on June 20, 2021

    US Roman Catholic bishops issued a challenge Friday to president Joe Biden over his support for abortion rights, agreeing to draft a statement on the...

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    Putin’s party holds congress

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 04:45am on June 20, 2021

    President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party will hold its congress Saturday ahead of September parliamentary elections that come amid a sweeping crackdown on the beleaguered...