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High school teens ‘forced’ to work 11-hour shifts at iPhone X assembly plant to graduate

Chinese high school students have reportedly been “forced” to work up to 11 hours a day assembling the Apple iPhone X smartphones at a manufacturing plant in Zengzhou, central China, as part of a mandatory school “work experience” program. Read Full Article at
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The chronically inefficient state of Portugal’s housing stock has been highlighted in a report commissioned by Quercus and carried out by the Sustainable Construction Portal. Only one in a hundred
Egypt’s military prosecutors have released more than 200 football fans who had spent over five months in detention accused of vandalising a stadium and attacking police, a lawyer said Monday. Po
Mikheil Saakashvili went a path from a "war prisoner" in a courtroom to the one who led the crowd storming the Zhovtnevy Palace concert hall. Yulia Tymoshenko set a record, which she can har
Russian bobsledder Alexey Voevoda has been found guilty of committing “anti-doping rule violations” at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday. Voevoda had
Egypt’s military prosecutors have released more than 200 football fans who had spent over five months in detention accused of vandalising a stadium and attacking police, a lawyer said Monday. Po
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” — the latest episode in the blockbuster space saga — has raked in more than $450 million worldwide since hitting theatres, Disney said Monday. The fi
The weather should remain clear dry until Christmas Eve, with cloudless skies and little chance of rain, according to today’s forecast. According to the IPMA, in the next few days the minimum tempe
The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that it has not fixed dates for political parties primaries to elect their candidates for the 2019 general elections. INEC made the clarification
The National Emergency Management Agency on Monday received 167 stranded Nigerians from Libya, bringing the total number of Nigerians brought back to the country in the last four days to 532. The News
Peru announced on Monday friendlies against fellow World Cup qualifiers Croatia and Iceland in the US ahead of the global showpiece in Russia next year. Peru qualified for the World Cup for the first
Enyioha Opara, Minna The Niger State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old man, Aliyu Mohammadu, for allegedly cutting off his cousin’s manhood. It was learnt that Mohammadu, from Babana Borgu,
The ANC's new deputy president David Mabuza was seen as a dark horse during the run-up to the ANC elective conference, but who is he actually?
Ukrainian MP and leader of Information Resistance information community Dmytro Tymchuk spoke of three reasons for the withdrawal of Russian officers from the Joint Control and Coordination Centre in D
An online radio station catering for the LGBT community, believed to be the first of its kind in the Arab world, started broadcasting in Tunisia on Monday. The outlet — set up by LGBT (lesbian,
Kenyan court on Monday awarded a young woman four million shillings in damages after she was strip-searched by police who said they were looking for drugs. The incident in August 2015 provoked an outc
Friday Amobi, Port Harcourt FOUR persons parading themselves as operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad have been gunned down in Rivers State. The suspects were killed by F-SARS on Saturd
Below is a roundup of major events on Monday, 18 December:
IKEA's tax deal with the Netherlands is to be investigated by Brussels on suspicion that the Swedish chain has benefited from huge tax reductions that are against European rules on state aid. "The Eu
Russian gymnast Aliya Mustafina has resumed training after giving birth to her daughter in June and plans to make her competitive comeback at the 2018 European Championships, where she

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