LONDON - Britain vowed on Tuesday to step up its fight against modern-day slavery, warning that the discovery last month of three women imprisoned for 30 years in horrific conditions in London was just the tip of the iceberg.
LONDON, Dec 3 - Britain vowed on Tuesday to step up its fight against modern-day slavery, warning that the discovery last month of three women imprisoned for 30 years in horrific conditions in London was just the tip of the iceberg.
KANSAS CITY, Kansas - The man imprisoned for killing Kansas late-term abortion provider Dr. George Tiller will be penalized for trying to intimidate a woman who reopened Tiller's clinic, a state official said Thursday.
KANSAS CITY, Kansas - The man convicted of killing Kansas late-term abortion provider Dr. George Tiller is accused by prison officials of trying to intimidate a woman who reopened his clinic in April, a corrections department spokesman said.
KANSAS CITY, Kan - A Kansas abortion clinic closed since the 2009 murder of its doctor, one of the few physicians in the country who performed late-term abortions, reopened on Wednesday in Wichita, the owner of the clinic said.
LONDON, March 19 (AlertNet) - As many as 4 million people may be displaced within Syria due to the two-year-long conflict there, double previous estimates, the head of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) said.
SEOUL - A famine in a key North Korean grain-growing region in 2012 may have killed thousands of people at the same time as the country was staging mass celebrations to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the state's founder, according to a news agency based in Japan.
WICHITA, Kan - Closed since 2009 after its doctor was murdered, one of the country's most embattled abortion clinics is scheduled to reopen this spring over renewed objections of abortion opponents.
NAIROBI, Dec 18 (AlertNet) - A wave of bombings, shootings and hand-grenade attacks blamed on Somali militants prompted Kenya on Tuesday to order all refugees and asylum seekers to report to two camps and to bar them from living in towns.
LONDON - The Arab Spring has failed to deliver greater political power to women in the region or to offer them better protection from sexual harassment, but may yet yield female-friendly reform, a conference on women's rights heard on Tuesday.