France logs increase in sex crime reports following Harvey Weinstein scandal | News | DW

The number of people reporting sex crimes in France increased dramatically following the scandal involving Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, France’s interior ministry said Thursday. The number of cases reported for sexual assault crimes, including sexual harassment but excluding rape, rose 31.5 … Continue reading France logs increase in sex crime reports following Harvey Weinstein scandal | News | DW

South Africa sets parametres for Zuma influence-peddling inquiry | Top News

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The South African government on Thursday set the parametres for its judicial inquiry into allegations of influence-peddling, corruption and fraud in President Jacob Zuma government. According to the government gazette, the inquiry among other things will investigate … Continue reading South Africa sets parametres for Zuma influence-peddling inquiry | Top News

EU refugee quotas: Interior Ministers seek compromise as deadline looms | News | DW

EU Interior ministers are meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria on Thursday to discuss reforms to Europe’s asylum rules aimed at easing split views on migration between the east and west. The controversy over refugee quotas has delayed progress in reforming European asylum policy, … Continue reading EU refugee quotas: Interior Ministers seek compromise as deadline looms | News | DW