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Which countries have the most slaves?

Nearly 46 million people around the world are living as slaves, forced to work in factories, mines and farms, sold for sex, trapped in debt bondage or born into servitude, according to figures from the third Global Slavery Index released Tuesday.

Which countries have the most slaves?

Nearly 46 million people around the world are living as slaves, forced to work in factories, mines and farms, sold for sex, trapped in debt bondage or born into servitude, according to figures from the third Global Slavery Index released Tuesday.

Russian airstrikes kill 23 in Idlib: monitor

At least 23 people were killed in Russian airstrikes overnight in the Syrian rebel-held city of Idlib, the heaviest bombardment there since a cessation of hostilities was agreed in February, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

France seeks to stem labor disruptions

France’s government moved Tuesday to calm protests against labor law reform ahead of the monthlong European football championship, announcing a pay rise for school teachers and pledging to speed up reorganization talks at the SNCF railways.

French Open organizers under fire after more rain

Fans spent more time looking at the murky Parisian sky then watching tennis Tuesday as French Open organizers were accused of “not caring about the players” after the event was disrupted by more rain following the previous day’s washout.

Sagesse win Game 4 to level finals 

The drama of the Lebanese Basketball League continued Tuesday as Sagesse leveled up the best-of-seven series, defeating Riyadi 87-82 after overtime in Game 4 at Ghazir.

Harrison stuns in women’s hurdles

Keni Harrison equaled the second-fastest 100-meter hurdles ever run and fellow American Justin Gatlin breezed to a sparkling but wind-assisted 100-meter victory at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting Saturday.

Hamilton victory a boost for his mechanics

Winning the Monaco Grand Prix transformed Lewis Hamilton’s Formula One season and also provided a timely boost for those working on the triple world champion’s side of the Mercedes garage.

A-lister Jodie Foster focuses on directing

Hollywood star Jodie Foster is setting her sights on directing more movies as she marks half a century in the spotlight, although she has no plans to completely quit acting.

A-lister Jodie Foster focuses on directing

Hollywood star Jodie Foster is setting her sights on directing more movies as she marks half a century in the spotlight, although she has no plans to completely quit acting.

Carroll’s fantasy world returns to theaters

Lewis Carroll’s much-loved heroine Alice returns to the big screen for more fantasy adventures in “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” going through a mirror and then traveling back in time to help her friend, the flamboyant Mad Hatter.

Ahla Fawda festival takes over Hamra Street 

Hamra Street was closed Sunday for a festival organized by Ahla Fawda, an NGO that is using joy and entertainment to pursue their goal of making city streets more accessible to people on wheelchairs and mothers with strollers.

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