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Sex abuse cases stalk aid sector with dozens fired

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– As sexual harassment scandals hit Hollywood and beyond, reports of abuse have also rocked the charity sector, with two major aid groups revealing they sacked dozens of staff members over sexual misconduct in the last year. International humanitarian group Save the Children said it fired 16 staff members over …

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More than two million Iranian pilgrims descend on Iraq

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More than two million Iranian pilgrims have crossed the border into Iraq for the annual Arbaeen Shiite pilgrimage to be celebrated on Thursday, an Iranian official said on state television. “Some 2.32 million visas have been issued so far, and 2.2 million pilgrims are already in Iraq,” Shahriar Heydari, spokesman …

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Putin-Trump bilateral in Vietnam ‘likely’: Kremlin

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump will likely meet at the sidelines of the APEC summit but Moscow and Washington have yet to agree details, the Kremlin said Wednesday. Both leaders are headed to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in the Vietnamese city of Danang this …

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Schools shut as toxic smog hits Delhi

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Delhi shut all primary schools on Wednesday as pollution hit 70 times the World Health Organisation’s safe level, prompting doctors in the Indian capital to warn of a public health emergency. Dense grey smog shrouded the roads of the world’s most polluted capital, where many pedestrians and bikers wore masks …

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US defense chief heads to NATO for IS, Afghan talks

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With the Islamic State crumbling in Iraq and Syria, Afghanistan mired in crisis and Russia looming large, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has plenty of pressing issues to tackle with NATO allies this week. The Pentagon chief arrives at the alliance’s Brussels headquarters Wednesday for two days of talks with …

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