Shazia, a young Afghan girl, works in a cotton field in Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan. File/Tribune News Service
A rare compensation award to a bonded worker whose child was killed at a textile factory in India could act as a precedent for other slavery survivors seeking justice, human rights campaigners said on Friday.
Global oil demand will return to pre-pandemic levels in two years and reach record heights by 2026 unless governments take swift action to meet climate goals, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday. Oil markets and the world economy
Many countries in the European Unions, including France, Norway Bulgaria and Germany, have stopped the use of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine, on the grounds that it leads to blood clotting and may be unsafe for some age categories. Nevertheless,
It is an unusual tussle between the oil producers and oil consumers. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) is under pressure to increase its oil output to ease rising gasoline prices at the pumps in America, India,
The bars are shut in Vienna, and the Christmas market is empty in Munich, as several European nations tighten up or even lock down to combat a spike in coronavirus infections. Meanwhile in London, couples sip mulled drinks at a seasonal
The tragic loss of 27 lives in the Channel is a painful reminder of the failure of politicians on both sides of it. Although Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron have slightly softened their usual rhetoric, there is little sign of them finding the