North Korea and Eritrea have the highest rates of modern slavery, a global survey released Thursday found.
The Global Slavery Index estimates that 40.3 million people worldwide were subjected to modern-day slavery in 2016. The survey defines modern slavery as … Read more
KHARTOUM, SUDAN, The South Sudanese warring parties meeting in Khartoum on Wednesday failed to agree to a power-sharing deal.
South Sudan Information Minister Michael Makuei said the government agreed to create five vice president positions, including a first vice president, … Read more
BEIRUT, Since arriving in Lebanon, Sudanese migrant worker Abdallah Afandi has been turned away from beach resorts, mistaken for a cleaner and prevented from renting an apartment - all because of the color of his skin.
Now he is hoping … Read more
UNITED NATIONS, New data from 52 countries in hot climates reveals that over 1.1 billion people face "significant risks" � including death � from lack of access to cooling, a U.N. envoy said Monday.
Rachel Kyte told a press conference … Read more
MOSCOW, As Russian President Vladimir Putin prepares for his first one-on-one summit with President Donald Trump in Helsinki this week, Russian political observers said Kremlin expectations are low but for one key issue: Russia's symbolic return from international isolation to … Read more