Send to KindleTweet The capital city of Yemen, Sanaa, has about 10 years until their wells run dry, The Times of London reports. Presently, the lack of water is becoming dangerous and beginning to cause a threat of civil conflict. Many are making ends meet by spending half their income on water from a truck [...]
The Melamine Diaries What:Chinese companies are under legal attack over melamine contamination that has spread from milk to fish and home goods.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:The American and European peoples ability to trust their government continues to dwindle, as they add agriculture to the growing list of regulatory failures, following the big one—finance. The crisis started in China in September and has escalated to a global situation by year’s end, with a legal battle ensuing in [...]
Send to KindleTweet Jordan’s government is cracking down on human trafficking following a U.S.. lawsuit against a Jordanian company for allegedly participating in the act, according to a U.N. news release. The government has created new committees devoted to drawing up legislation to forbid trafficking and investigate the working conditions of non-Jordanian citizens in various [...]
Send to KindleTweet According to European Law Enforcement Organisation said 75 people were detained in nine nations as 1,300 officers focused on a gang understood to have smuggled illegal immigrants into the European Union for £8,000 – £9,500 each, The Times of London reports. Six people were arrested in the U.K. and travel is believed to [...]
Send to KindleTweet At least 15 people were killed and 55 injured after a bomb hit a mosque Friday in the northern part of the Middle Eastern nation of Yemen, BBC reports. Local officials said the bomb was hidden in a car or a motorcycle and Abdulmalik al-Houthi, the leader of a local Shia rebellion group, [...]
Send to KindleTweet The Brazilian government has earmarked $360 million to aid thousands of residents in the north fleeing the state of Paraiba, where the River Paraiba overflowed and cracked the walls of dam, killing 15 and displacing thousands, BBC reports. Authorities in the Southeast Asian nation of Burma have ordered an activist to life [...]