Official statistics show the number of potential human trafficking victims identified in the UK has surged by nearly 80 percent in a year, triggering concerns about modern slavery.
Reported human trafficking cases in UK surge by 80%: Report
At least one person has been killed and many more wounded in a multiple-vehicle collision on a road leading to the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad.
One killed, 63 injured in '130-car pile-up' in northeast Iran
For the first time since the triumph of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, a cruise ship equipped with recreational facilities entered waters of the Kish Island in southern Iran on Wednesday evening.
First cruise ship enters Kish island waters
President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday evening that creating more job opportunities for the Iranian youth is a top priority for the government.
President Rouhani: Creating job for youth top priority of gov’t
The government has successfully carried out policies of the Economy of Resistance, says Economy Minister Ali Tayyebnia.
Economy Minister in message to Leader: Resistance Economy highly promising
The UN children's agency UNICEF predicts that 25 percent of children, 600 million in total, may live in areas with severely limited water resources by 2040, exposing them to fatal diseases such as cholera and diarrhea.
Severe water shortages may hit one in four children by 2040: UNICEF
Peru's Air Force has mobilized its planes to airlift thousands of citizens from flood-ravaged areas as the death toll from the natural tragedy rises.
Peru airlifting citizens stranded by fatal floods
Britain’s departure from the European Union is projected to deliver a severe blow to the National Health Service (NHS), the country’s healthcare system, which already suffers from serious staff shortage.
NHS staffing crisis worsens as EU nurses quit their jobs
At least one person has lost his life and five others have gone missing after huge sea waves caused by strong winds smashed into the port city of Dayyer in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr.
Huge sea waves kill one, leave 5 missing in southern Iran
While Iranians would bear the brunt of Donald Trump’s visa ban, which has been blocked on the orders of a US court, international officials say the country has quietly emerged as one of the most generous towards refugees.
‘Iran one of the most generous in hosting refugees and keeping borders open’: UN

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