Update for Friday, August 18, 2017

Update for Friday, August 18, 2017

U.S. soldier killed in Nangarhar on Wednesday is identified as Staff Sgt. Aaron Butler, 27, of Monticello Utah. He was a Special Forces soldier assigned to the Utah National Guard’s B Company, 1st Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group. He was killed,...

Melbourne fruit shop that underpaid Afghan refugee given record fine Melbourne fruit shop that underpaid Afghan refugee given record fine Hungry, poor, exploited: alarm over Australia's import of farm workers Government’s multicultural body says proposed changes to English language test too harsh

Melbourne fruit shop that underpaid Afghan refugee given record fine Melbourne fruit shop that underpaid Afghan refugee given record fine Hungry, poor, exploited: alarm over Australia's import of farm workers Government’s multicultural body says proposed changes to English language test too harsh

An Afghan refugee was made to work 13 hours a day, seven days a week in a fruit shop for as little as $3.50 an hour, the federal court has found, handing down a fine of more than $600,000 to his former employer. Abdulrahman Taleb, the former owner-op...

Canada’s international aid policy is now ‘feminist’. It still won’t help women Canada’s international aid policy is now ‘feminist’. It still won’t help women The UK peddles a cynical colonialism and calls it aid | Zoe Williams

Canada’s international aid policy is now ‘feminist’. It still won’t help women Canada’s international aid policy is now ‘feminist’. It still won’t help women The UK peddles a cynical colonialism and calls it aid | Zoe Williams

For a good while the world has known that Canada has a in . But now it has gone further and adopted a . According to Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s foreign minister, this new policy was developed after consultations with 15,000 people from 60 countries....

'I can have you killed': Afghan woman fears husband after US denies asylum 'I can have you killed': Afghan woman fears husband after US denies asylum The war America can't win: how the Taliban are regaining control in Afghanistan ‘Oh god please let me die’: treating women who have set themselves on fire in Afghanistan

'I can have you killed': Afghan woman fears husband after US denies asylum 'I can have you killed': Afghan woman fears husband after US denies asylum The war America can't win: how the Taliban are regaining control in Afghanistan ‘Oh god please let me die’: treating women who have set themselves on fire in Afghanistan

When Shakila Zareen learned that her husband planned to kill her, she fled to her mother’s house. A few hours later, she was alone in the living room when her husband and two other men scaled the compound walls. As they came through the door, Zareen...