Jos, Nigeria
Morning Star News

Less than a week after Muslim Fulani herdsmen kidnapped six teenage girls from a Christian-run high school in north-central Nigeria, another attack in the same county led to the killing of a Baptist woman and the kidnapping of four others from the same church,

Mumbai, India
Thomson Reuters Foundation

Delhi is set to become the first Indian city to fully implement a law that protects street vendors against the threat of eviction, authorities in the capital said on Thursday, five years after the landmark legislation was first introduced.

Delhi government officials have

RNS

About 300 Latino Catholic theologians and activists will hold a teach-in in El Paso, Texas, this weekend (11th to 13th October) on immigration reform, organising around the 2020 US Census and undermining white supremacy.

“We felt that there’s something profoundly important right now about the need for Latinx

Istanbul/Ankara, Turkey
Reuters

Turkey pounded Kurdish militia in north-east Syria for a second day on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and killing dozens, in a cross-border assault on US allies that has turned the Washington establishment against President Donald Trump.

The offensive against

London
Thomson Reuters Foundation

Global prosecution and conviction levels for human trafficking are "abysmal", a senior European security official said on Thursday, urging states to invest more in combatting a crime that affects millions of people.

Governments are not devoting enough resources to tackling the crime, Valiant Richey

Sydney, Australia
Reuters

Thousands of people are rushing to climb Australia's Uluru, ignoring the calls of Indigenous people to stay off what they consider a sacred monolith, before the ascent is permanently banned at the end of the month.

Visitors will no longer be able to scale the

London
Thomson Reuters Foundation

How do you teach university students about sexual consent?

Train them, at least that's the approach of most British universities seeking to stamp out harassment on campus, according to a survey released on Wednesday.

Eight in ten universities surveyed said they had introduced new

Washington, DC
RNS

In a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, two Democratic congressmen are accusing Liberty University of enacting “extreme restrictions on student free speech” that go against a recent White House executive order designed to protect freedom of expression on college campuses.

The lawmakers allege

Kcakale, Turkey
Reuters

Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies attacked Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Wednesday, pounding them with air strikes and artillery before starting a cross-border ground operation that could transform an eight-year-old war.

The assault began days after US President Donald Trump pulled American

Vatican City
RNS

According to one Brazil bishop attending the Vatican summit on the Amazon region, a majority of Brazilian bishops are in favor of allowing the ordination of married men to the priesthood.

“Of the bishops who are in the Amazon region, I guess two-thirds are in

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