Migrant workers

September 14, 2017 - 8:12 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Asia Pacific business leaders are working on recommendations to protect migrant workers from modern day slavery and to ensure companies' supply sources are free from such unethical employment, according to Australia's ambassador for people smuggling and human trafficking...
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A man looks at flags, messages and candles placed after a van attack that killed at least 13, in central Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. Police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 19, 2017 - 3:10 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Philippines government says a child missing after a vehicle plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona is the 7-year-old son of a Filipino woman who had been living in Australia. The Philippines' Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Sarah Arriola said in...
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May 21, 2017 - 10:27 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California museum is exhibiting the photographs of Dorothea Lange, whose work highlighted the lives of impoverished migrants, unemployed laborers and Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II. The exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California is called "Dorothea...
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May 21, 2017 - 10:24 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California museum is exhibiting the photographs of Dorothea Lange, whose work highlighted the lives of impoverished migrants, unemployed laborers and Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II. The exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California is called "Dorothea...
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The Arc de Triomphe is pictured on the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris, early Friday, April 21, 2017. Paris' iconic Champs-Elysees boulevard is reopen and picking up its usual early morning routine Friday after a gunman opened fire on police, killing one officer and wounding three people before police shot and killed him.(AP Photo/Michel Euler)
April 21, 2017 - 5:04 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the shootings of police officers in Paris (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Far-left presidential candidate Philippe Poutou is blaming French politics for the deadly attack on Paris' Champs-Elysees, in which a police officer and the attacker were killed. Poutou, a car-factory...
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Ismael, a Kurd migrant, carries a guitar he salvaged from the burned remains of a migrant camp in the Dunkirk suburb of Grande-Synthe, northern France, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Several hundred migrants have disappeared after they were evacuated from a camp in northern France that was ravaged by a shocking fire that left 10 injured, according to authorities and aid workers trying to ensure alternative shelter and calm tensions. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 11, 2017 - 8:40 am
GRANDE-SYNTHE, France (AP) — Authorities and aid workers are searching for several hundred migrants who disappeared after a fire ravaged their camp in northern France, a shocking blaze that exposed anew the challenges and tensions around Europe's migrants just 12 days before France's presidential...
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In this Monday, April 10, 2017 photo, a few labourers work on the road construction site in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A new study has found that South Asian migrants working in the multi-billion dollar construction industry in Arab Gulf countries are shouldering the costs of their own recruitment fees while companies and their clients are reaping the benefits from inexpensive labor. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
April 11, 2017 - 3:27 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — South Asian migrants working in the multi-billion dollar construction industry in Arab Gulf countries are shouldering the costs of their own recruitment fees while companies and their clients are reaping the benefits from inexpensive labor, according to a study...
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April 11, 2017 - 12:59 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — South Asian migrants working in the multi-billion dollar construction industry in Arab Gulf countries are shouldering the costs of their own recruitment fees while companies and their clients are reaping the benefits from inexpensive labor, according to a study...
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March 30, 2017 - 7:17 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A group of strawberry pickers from Bangladesh has won a case against Greece at Europe's highest human rights court, after being shot at by employers for demanding unpaid wages. The Council of Europe's Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday in favor of 42 Bangladeshi nationals,...
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March 30, 2017 - 5:47 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A group of strawberry pickers from Bangladesh have won a case against Greece at Europe's highest human rights court, after being shot at by employers for demanding unpaid wages. The Council of Europe's Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday in favor of 42 Bangladeshi nationals,...
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