The ILO Convention is a framework to ensure fair and decent conditions, aimed at protecting the rights of domestic workers. It seeks to stop abuse, violence and exploitation; creating fair and decent conditions, to treat them as workers not slaves.
Humanity's failure to reduce global nuclear arsenals as well as climate change prompted the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists to advance their warning about our proximity to a potentially civilization-ending catastrophe
With the stoning of Christians in broad daylight in Dearborn while local law enforcement officers stood by refusing to protect them, No Go Zones -- places where the Constitutional law no longer is enforced -- have arrived in America.
A Palestinian fishing boat drowned, on Monday evening, after Israeli navy ships fired rounds of live ammunition at it in Palestinian waters, west of Gaza city. The soldiers also kidnapped four fishermen.
A bipartisan, multi-religious group of Americans have offered to each take 100 lashes for Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi who was sentenced to 1,000 lashes for insulting Saudi clerics. All those who volunteered are members of the U.S. Commission on Inte
Seventy years after the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, the pre-eminent symbol of the Holocaust's horrors, the BBC is giving the world a chance to see the haunting ruins as they've never seen it before.
The right argues that the establishment of settlements beyond the Green Line is a Zionist mission of the first order and a barrier against the establishment of a Palestinian state. The left points to the damage caused by the settlement enterprise to Israe
Today a group of four gunmen attacked a hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. Media outlets are reporting that at least five foreigners (including one U.S. citizen) and three local guards have been killed.
The self-proclaimed Islamic State appears to have reached a deal that could spare the life of a Jordanian pilot it had threatened to kill in a matter of hours, Jordan's information minister said on state television on Wednesday. The deal could also ...
Jordanian state-run television reported Wednesday that Amman was ready to release an Iraqi failed suicide bomber on death row if the Islamic State group freed a captured Jordanian pilot, citing a government minister in the Middle East country.
South Sudanese rebels on Tuesday released 280 child soldiers, the first batch of some 3,000 to be freed but with thousands more still fighting. Some 12,000 children, mainly boys, have been forcibly recruited by armed groups across the country in the past
Jordan has agreed to demands from ISIS that it release a female jihadist held since 2006, in a move that could free a Jordanian pilot captured in Syria last month and possibly a Japanese journalist who pleaded for his life in a video released by the terro
An audio message purportedly from a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State militants said a Jordanian air force pilot also captured by the group would be killed unless a woman jailed in Jordan was released by sunset on Thursday.
One of the most endearing aspects of J Coles 2014 Forest Hills Drive release was his willingness to both literally and figuratively invite fans into his childhood home. Now, Cole is apparently taking it a step further...
ABOARD THE COAST GUARD CUTTER TYR âEUR" The crew was about to dig into dinner when word of the "ghost ship" came through: a freighter hurtling out of control toward Italy with no crew âEUR" and hundreds of Syrians as cargo.