About 3500 Filipinos leave the country every day in search of better paying jobs overseas. But some of those workers are treatly badly. The Philippine government is trying to provide more jobs at home. Simone Orendain reports from Manila.
Human Rights Watch International is challenging one of France's anti-terrorism laws: the group says the so-called 'criminal association' law can get a person in trouble for who he knows, and that's a violation of civil liberties.
Dubai has become renowned for its thoroughbred breeding prowess. But that prowess was challenged recently when an investigation discovered steroid use among 11 horses that are owned by Dubai ruler and United Arab Emirates prime minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
A California man has been detained for almost three months without charges in the United Arab Emirates. Lawyers for Naji Hamdan, a US citizen originally from Lebanon, says he's being held the behest of the US government.
The women's professional Euroleague playoffs are taking place right now in Istanbul and there are a lot of American players on the court. Three of them play for Spartak Vidnoje, a top team based in a small town south of Moscow.
An American-backed pro-democracy group's office in the United Arab Emirates has been shuttered. The National Democracy Institute, based in Washington, was told its license to operate in Dubai had been revoked.