Only a few months ago British police dismantled one of the UK’s largest modern slavery gang. The victims lived in a rat-infested place. One worker was stripped naked in front of everyone and threatened that the gang would remove his kidneys if he didn't stay quiet.
Iran stands ready to address the concerns of Japanese companies willing to continue business with the country, even as the United States presses its allies to get tough on Iran and to stop importing its oil, a top government official said.
The Northern Territory government in Australia has backed away from parts of its promised reforms to environmental protection laws halfway through consultations on them, citing industry concerns about potential legal challenges by green groups.
Former Indian Union health secretary Keshav Desiraju, one of the key members who drafted the Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016 passed by Parliament last month, said that negotiations are on with critics over the impact of the new legislation.
A Christian cleric on Thursday criticized Chancellor Angela Merkel for kowtowing to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and downplaying human rights concerns as she headed to north Africa to expand trade and investment ties.