According to UN Women, even before the blast, Lebanon had one of the world's lowest rates of women in the workforce, with less than one in three in paid employment.
A suit filed against tech giant Cisco Systems for workplace discrimination against a Dalit engineer is likely to be a precedent-setting case that shines a spotlight on caste as a global phenomenon.
"I know what I said and I meant it. Everybody in Canada should wear a poppy to honour our fallen soldiers," hockey commentator Don Cherry said his comments were not meant to be insensitive to other cultures.
The government is introducing a series of laws to regulate life in migrant-heavy neighbourhoods it labels as ghettos, but some residents feel it is another push to make them feel less at home in their own country.
Hundreds of families separated at the US-Mexico border in limbo as US officials struggle to meet a court-set deadline for family reunification that expired on Thursday.
Turkey is home to millions of migrants and refugees, especially Syrians. As politicians create policies that have an impact on migrants and refugees, these communities hope for a favourable outcome in the elections.
Immigrants or inmates? Detainees in the US are living like convicted criminals while awaiting asylum application decisions.
Youth unemployment is driving young Algerian men to attempt dangerous sea crossings for a more prosperous future. But many worried parents have yet to hear from their children since they left.
The justices refused to hear the administration's appeal of a federal judge's January 9 injunction that halted Trump's move to end a programme that benefits immigrants known as "Dreamers" implemented in 2012.
The UN High Commission for Refugees releases annual survey on the global refugee situation. Years of war in Syria, conflicts in South Sudan and elsewhere have pushed the number of refugees around the world to an all-time high.
New guidelines target most of the 11 million undocumented immigrants thought to be in the United States.
Thousands of Cubans each year try to cross into the US by land or sea. More than 46,500 Cubans have been admitted to the United States without visas in 2016 alone.
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