Five men acquitted of gang-raping teenager in Spain

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A protester in Malaga holds up a sign in support…

‘People come for the selfies but won’t pay $2 for pizza’

Image caption Tiffany Fixter doesn’t want her businesses to be considered trendy For many businesses, becoming…

Locked Out – Nigeria’s Trafficked Children Have Never been to School

LAGOS, Nigeria, Oct 31 (IPS) – This is part of a series of features from across…

Maids for sale: How Silicon Valley enables online slave markets

Google, Apple and Facebook-owned Instagram are enabling an illegal online slave market by providing and approving…

Foie gras ban: New York restaurateurs enraged by ‘unjust and unfair’ measure

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Foie gras is seen as a delicacy by some and…

Iraq protests: PM Adel Abdul Mahdi ‘will resign if replacement is found’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The mass anti-government protests have spread across Iraq over the past…

Going with the Wind: Transition to Clean Energy in Latin America & the Caribbean

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 31 (IPS) – Luis Felipe L√≥pez-Calva is UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional…

Measles makes body ‘forget’ how to fight infection

Image copyright SPL Measles has a devastating impact on the body’s immune system that could make…

Red Alert for Blue Planet and small island states

ROME, Oct 31 (IPS) – Barely a week passes without alarming news of the most recent…

Tanzanian Idris Sultan ‘held’ for Magufuli face-swap

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President John Magufuli has divided public opinion during his time…