Category: International News

Over 160 million children at risk or enslaved in forced labor: ILO

Over 160 million children at risk or enslaved in forced labor: ILO

More than 160 million children across the globe remain at risk of or entrapped in forced labor despite a declining trend, the International Labor Organization (ILO) says. The announcement came ahead of the World Day against Child Labor that is marked on Sunday. ILO added that child labor around the world has declined by nearly [&hellip

Nearly 2,100 Palestinian children killed since 2000: Ministry

Nearly 2,100 Palestinian children killed since 2000: Ministry

Almost 2,100 Palestinian minors have lost their lives and many more sustained injuries at the hands of Zionist forces since 2000, official Palestinian figures show. According to Press TV, the Palestinian Ministry of Information, in a statement released on Tuesday, announced that 2,079 Palestinian children have been killed and approximately 13,000 injured by the Israeli [&hellip

Netanyahu censured by Israelis for policies leading to attacks

Netanyahu censured by Israelis for policies leading to attacks

Zionist regime’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is coming under fire from inside the regime over his policies, which ultimately make him “responsible for terror attacks.” According to Press TV, Amir Peretz, former Minister of War currently serving as a member of the Israeli parliament (Knesset) pointed the finger at the primer Saturday. “After 10 years [&hellip

Twin bombing near Hazrat Zainab’s shrine kills at least 20 in Damascus

Twin bombing near Hazrat Zainab’s shrine kills at least 20 in Damascus

A car bomb and an attacker wearing an explosive vest have struck an area close to a holy shrine of Hazrat Zainab (Peace Be Upon Her) on the suburbs of the Syrian capital, Damascus. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 20 people were martyred and dozens of others injured on Saturday [&hellip

Daesh-linked terrorists kill 5 Afghan officers in Nangarhar

Daesh-linked terrorists kill 5 Afghan officers in Nangarhar

Militants affiliated with the Takfiri Daesh terrorists killed five Afghan police officers in Nangarhar Province during the early hours of Saturday, says an official. According to Press TV, Attahullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the governor in Nangarhar, said the Daesh terrorists attacked the police headquarters in Dih Bala district at about 2:00 a.m. local time, [&hellip

Iraq calls for clarity after Saudi Arabia admits fundraising for Daesh

Iraq calls for clarity after Saudi Arabia admits fundraising for Daesh

Iraq has called on Saudi Arabia for explanation after a senior official admitted fundraising in the kingdom for Daesh terrorists fighting in the Iraqi city of Fallujah. The call by Iraq’s Foreign Ministry came after Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki said earlier this week that Iraq’s current offensive against Daesh has sparked a flurry [&hellip

Over 1,300 refugees picked up in Mediterranean in single day: Italy

Over 1,300 refugees picked up in Mediterranean in single day: Italy

Italy says over 1300 stranded refugees have been rescued at sea in a single day of naval operations through the Mediterranean. The Italian Coastguard said in a statement on Saturday that 1,348 asylum seekers of various African nationalities were rescued during 11 rescue operations in the stretch of sea between Sicily, Italy’s largest island to [&hellip

Bahrain strips three national guards of citizenship

Bahrain strips three national guards of citizenship

The Bahraini king has ordered the citizenship of three members of the National Guard to be revoked after convicting them of involvement in activities deemed detrimental to the interests of the regime. King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa stripped Khalaf Ahmed Khadr al-Dakhil, Mohammed Tarak Hamad al-Awad and Adnan Saleh Massad Qaed Ayyash of their [&hellip

Floods displace thousands in southwest China

Floods displace thousands in southwest China

Massive storms and heavy rains have caused flooding in southwest China, leaving thousands of people stranded and at least three individuals missing. The rainstorm, which started on Friday, has caused a series of landslides in the Guizhou province, cutting off major roads and power supplies and destroying many houses. Among the three people missing is [&hellip

Venezuela president rules out referendum in 2016

Venezuela president rules out referendum in 2016

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ruled out a potential recall referendum on his ouster from power anytime sooner than 2017, rejecting opposition demands to hold the referendum this year. “If the recall referendum’s requirements are met, it will be next year, and that’s it,” Maduro said on state television on Saturday, adding if the requirements [&hellip