Hundreds of African refugees are being bought and sold in “slave markets” across Libya every week, a human trafficker has told Al Jazeera, with many of them held for ransom or forced into prostitution and sexual exploitation to pay their captors and smugglers.
A girl in a striking turquoise dress flies past the boys. The football, almost flat, never leaves her bare toes. A stream of sandy dirt puffs into the air as a boy crashes to the ground trying to tackle her. After she scores, the kids crumble to the ground laughing, dizzy in the heat. Girls […]
Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Christ, “Salvator Mundi”, sold for a record-smashing $450,3 million on Wednesday at Christie’s, more than double the old price for any work of art at auction. The painting, only recently rediscovered, was the last da Vinci left in private hands and fetched more than four times Christie’s pre-sale estimate of […]
President Filipe Nyusi on 6 November demanded of the bodies of the administration of justice that they carry out to the full their responsibility to detect and to punish, in exemplary fashion, corrupt officials.
Nairobi. — Tanzania has seen a decrease in attacks on albinos, whose body parts are often sought for witchcraft, but has seen an increase in their bodies being exhumed, a local NGO said on Wednesday.
‘It’s just a name,’ says owner Ryan Vermaak. ‘Some people like it, some people won’t — you can’t please everybody. A white restaurant owner has defended using a racist and sexist slur as the name of his eatery by saying “you can’t please everybody”.
VENEZUELA’S President Nicolas Maduro called on his nation’s military leaders Tuesday to prepare for war against the U.S. days after the Trump administration banned Venezuelan officials from entering the nation.
JOHANNESBURG. — Hundreds of vultures in Namibia died after feeding on an elephant carcass that poachers had poisoned. Poachers in Zimbabwe used cyanide to kill dozens of elephants for their ivory tusks. In Mozambique three lions died after eating bait infused with a crop pesticide.
INTERNATIONAL solidarity in the face of North Korea’s nuclear threat crumbled on Tuesday as Russia rebuffed US calls for new UN sanctions and Washington promised its allies advanced weaponry.