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Actress Goes Solo to Push for End to Philippines Drug War -- While Many in The Philippines Pray for Duterte's Success

By REUTERS

SEPT. 19, 2017, 4:00 A.M. E.D.T.

Shock activist Mae Paner in uniform at a protest rally held on the occasion of the 2017 SONA (Photo source Jhesset Enano) 947 more words

Turkey and China Pledge Close Security Cooperation

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

AUG. 3, 2017, 3:42 A.M. E.D.T.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at right shakes hands with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu after a joint press conference held at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, Thursday, Aug. 144 more words

Amnesty International Says Egypt Law is a "Death Sentence" for Rights Groups

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

MAY 30, 2017, 1:01 P.M. E.D.T.

CAIRO — Rights group Amnesty International says a new law ratified by Egypt’s president that imposes unprecedentedly harsh restrictions on NGOs could be “a death sentence” for human rights groups in the country. 485 more words

African migrants seeking Europe sold as 'slaves' for $200

AFP

© AFP/File / by Nina LARSON | Thousands of migrants have died while trying to reach Europe

GENEVA (AFP) – African migrants trying to reach Europe are being sold into slavery in Libya, including for sex, for as little as $200, international monitors said Tuesday, citing testimony from victims.Having paid human traffickers in the hope of finding a better life many instead were held hostage and their families extorted for ransom. 449 more words

Egypt: Government Vows To Review Hated Protest Law Responsible for Jailing Many

AFP

CAIRO (AFP) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said the government will look into revising a protest law under which hundreds of activists have been jailed. 190 more words