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  • Sahara Islamists release video of Algerian diplomat hostage: agency

    NOUAKCHOTT (Reuters) - Sahara-based Islamists holding three Algerian diplomats hostage have sent a video of one of them to Mauritania's ANI news agency, ANI said, the first proof of life in over a year.
  • Modern-day slavery persists the world over

    Modern-day slavery persists the world over
    NEW DELHI — When Savita Debnath was 14, two unknown men came to her impoverished village in eastern India, promising her a job cleaning houses for $40 a month in nearby Kolkata. When she got there, agents forced her onto a train to New Delhi and...

    India's not-so-hidden shame: World leader in modern slavery

    India's not-so-hidden shame: World leader in modern slavery
    NEW DELHI -- When Savita Debnath was 14, two unknown men came to her impoverished village in eastern India, promising her a job cleaning houses for $40 a month in nearby Kolkata, but when she got there, agents forced her onto a train to New Delhi and sold...

    Slavery still haunts Africa, where millions remain captive

    Slavery still haunts Africa, where millions remain captive
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- African countries dominate a new global index on slavery, with 38 of the 50 nations where the scourge is at its worst found on the continent. The Global Slavery Index, released Thursday, estimated that nearly 30 million...

    Muslim Hacker Claims to Infiltrate Twitter User Database

    A notorious hacker who claims to "fight for the dignity of Muslims" though peaceful means attacked Twitter on Tuesday, publishing private information online from the accounts of thousands of the social-media company's users. The self-described Mauritania...