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Archive for November 20th, 2010

After the 2001 terror attacks, thousands of workers in New York were exposed to toxic dust. More than 10,000 firefighters, labourers and police sued the city and dozens of companies, saying they were not properly protected during the rescue and clean-up efforts. (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) (more…)

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Starting next year, Nato will begin pulling troops out of Afghanistan, and in 2014 responsibility for security will be handed over to Afghan forces, the alliance has said after a two-day summit in Lisbon. (more…)

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After two cases of alleged torture by employers in Saudi Arabia the past week, there are growing calls within Indonesia to stop sending migrant domestic workers there. (more…)

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