The United Nations says a growing number of migrants passing through Libya are being traded in “slave markets”.
Norway displaces its neighbour Denmark as the world’s happiest country in a new report that assesses life expectancy, freedom, social support and corruption, among other measures.
A Singapore firm working with the big tech companies and manufacturers has come up with a service that allows people to text their household appliances. Sara Hemrajani reports. Continue reading
Refugees and migrants are dying in Europe’s sudden cold weather and governments must do more to help them, the U.N. says.
Morocco launches the second round of a campaign to regularise undocumented migrants, aiming to provide thousands of foreigners resident permits that will allow them to wok, enrol their children in school and have access to medical care.
At least two people were killed when armed men in uniform torched the headquarters of the main opposition party overnight in Democratic Republic of Congo, witnesses said, beginning a second day of violent protests. Nathan Frandino reports.
Global population is forecast to reach 11.2 billion in 2100, according to projections in new U.N. population report.
Anna Musgrave from Britain’s Refugee Council criticises Prime Minister David Cameron’s choice of words over the ongoing migrant crisis, which he has blamed on a “swarm” of migrants crossing the Mediterranean and which continues to cause traffic delays in the south of England.
The final touches are added to the Sambadrome before tourists and revellers flock to the stadium and the streets for carnival.